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Calendar of London Concerts 1750-1800

This database of 4000 records was prepared by Simon McVeigh of Department of Music, Goldsmiths, University of London. It draw on concert adverts in daily newspapers of the period for various forms of musical performance: subscription concerts, benefits, oratorio performances, meetings of musical societies, readings and music, concerts at the principal gardens (Ranelagh, Vauxhall, Marybone). The geographical boundary is that of present-day Greater London.

The original data is available in CSV and XLS format at http://research.gold.ac.uk/10342/

This online searchable form was created as part of the InConcert project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of the Transforming Musicology programme.

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Acknowledgment of this data should be made in the form:
Simon McVeigh, Calendar of London Concerts 1750–1800, Goldsmiths, University of London, http://research.gold.ac.uk/10342/ (Version __, accessed DATE)
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