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Body of string instrument, Bass Viol by Matthias And Augustinus Kaiser, St Cecilia's Hall CONCERT ROOM & MUSIC MUSEUM Museum Highlights in white font above.

St Cecilia's Hall

Museum Highlights

By (author) Sarah Deters


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  • A beautifully illustrated selection of historical musical instruments from the collection of St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh
  • The Music Museum is the University of Edinburgh's first visitor attraction and the concert hall is a popular music venue in its own right, having been in continuous use since 1762
  • Engaging and accessible text captures the imagination regardless of prior historical / musical knowledge
  • St Cecilia's Hall is benefitting from new interest after a Heritage Lottery funded £6.5 million renovation, which reopened the venue to the public in May 2017
Full Description

St Cecilia’s Hall is Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh’s world-famous musical instrument collection. Comprising over 500 rare and beautiful instruments from across the globe – many of which are still played as part of the Hall’s lively programme – the collection is housed in the newly refurbished Music Museum. This selection of highlights brings these fascinating instruments to a wider audience than ever.

About the Author

Dr Sarah Deters is the Learning and Engagement Curator at St Cecilia's Hall.

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Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers
19th Aug 2019
Paperback / softback
190 mm x 165 mm
80 Pages
60 color
Name of series
Museum Highlights
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