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Russell collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia"s Hall, Edinburgh.

Russell collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia"s Hall, Edinburgh.

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russell, Raymond.,
  • Keyboard instruments -- Catalogs and collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Spine title: The Russell collection of early keyboard instruments.

    Other titlesThe Russell collection of early keyboard instruments.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 76p. :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16393120M

      Lucy Carolan took a great interest in the preservation and maintenance of The Russell and Mirrey Collections of Early Keyboard Instruments which are housed at St Cecilia’s. The collection includes keyboard instruments from the 16th century and on occasions Carolan played harpsichord on one of these historic instruments. The Russell Collection, St. Cecilia's Hall (University of Edinburgh) There is a photograph of a copy built by Michael Cole in now in the Cantos Collection at. The instrument shows no evidence of alteration (it was quite common for piano buyers to have their instruments altered, for example to extend their compass with extra notes).

    St Cecilia’s Hall is the home of the University of Edinburgh’s internationally renowned collection of musical instruments. The keyboard instrument collection is particularly strong, containing. About the Museum Carolina Music Museum brings a new concept for music to Heritage Green as the new Greenville-based home for the world-famous Carolina Clavier Collection—more than 40 English, European, and American pianos and harpsichords dating from to

    But the real gem is the Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments, which is spread throughout two rooms on the upper level. Here, you’ll find keyboard instruments—harpsichords. La collection Russell est une importante collection d'instruments à clavier anciens assemblés par le claveciniste et organologue britannique Raymond fait partie de la collection des musées d'instruments musicaux de l'Université d'Edimbourg et se trouve dans le St Cecilia's Hall. Son nom complet est la Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments («Collection.


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Russell collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia"s Hall, Edinburgh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments, housed in St Cecilia's Hall, is one of the world's most important collections of its type. It comprises 21 instruments. The Russell Collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh University of Edinburgh.

Dept. of Early Keyboard Instruments, Sidney Newman, Peter F. Williams. Get this from a library. The Russell Collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh. [Sidney Newman; Peter Williams; University of Edinburgh.

Department of Early Keyboard Instruments.]. Musical instruments - Catalogs and collections.; Russell, Raymond, d. The Russell Collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia's Hall Edinburgh / [compiled by Sidney Newman and Peter Williams] - Details - Trove.

Book Title: The Russell Collection and Other Early Keyboard Instruments in Saint Cecilia s Hall Edinburgh Author: Publisher: Release Date: Pages: 91 ISBN: OCLC Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

A brief guide to the Russell Collection of Harpsichords and Clavichords in St. Cecilia's Hall: Department of Early Keyboard Instruments, Faculty of Music, University of Edinburgh Russel Collection.

John Kitchen performing on instruments from the Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments. Event Recorded in St. Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh, April Related Work Harpsichord or spinnet miscellany.

Publisher Number DCD Delphian. This instrument is one of the instruments collected by Raymond Russell whose mother donated his collection to the University of Edinburgh to form the world-famous Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments.

This particular instrument is reputed to have been Russell's. St Cecilia's Hall and the Raymond Russell Collection. The University, having been offered his magnificent collection of early keyboard instruments by the English antiquarian and collector Raymond Russell () needed premises for its display.

St Cecilia's Hall with its recital room and potential gallery space seemed ideal. St Cecilia’s Hall is the oldest purpose-built concert hall in Scotland, dating from In it became home to the Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments.

This already world famous collection was further enhanced in when the University of Edinburgh received the extraordinary gift of 22 historic keyboard instruments. The hall belongs to the University of Edinburgh, and houses part of the university's collection of musical instruments, including the Russell Collection and the collections of Rodger Mirrey and Anne Macaulay.

St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments (the Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments) The name "Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments" being used for the Collection and for use when the two museums are considered jointly. Nineteen further items have come from the Raymond Russell Collection, donated by his mother in Twenty-three items were donated by Rodger Mirrey in Further items have been purchased with support from the Friends of St Cecilia’s Hall and Museum; some items are on loan from National Museums of Scotland and other lenders.

St Cecilia's Hall is a concert venue and a musical instrument museum. The museum displays items from the Anne Macaulay Collection of plucked string instruments, but also the Rodger Mirrey and Russell Collections of early keyboard instruments and a collection of brass instruments.

Visit St Cecilia's Hall. St Cecilia's Hall. St Cecilia's Hall. This harpsichord was originally a transposing instrument like the other doublemanual Ruckers in the collection.

The two keyboards in the instrument were aligned and brought to the same pitch in the late 17th-century when the number of strings to each note was also increased from. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh, St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments (the Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments).

22 [no. 15]. 2 sheets. The Russell Collection is a substantial collection of early keyboard instruments assembled by the British harpsichordist and organologist Raymond Russell.

It forms part of the Musical Instrument Museums collection of the University of Edinburgh, and is housed in St Cecilia's Hall. She took a great interest in the preservation and maintenance of The Russell and Mirrey Collections of Early Keyboard Instruments which are housed at St Cecilia’s.

The collection includes keyboard. In addition to the pieces played on the hall’s own chamber organ, originally installed there in in Peter’s early days at St Cecilia’s, the main keyboard instrument used, most fittingly, was Peter’s own single-manual Ruckers harpsichord (Antwerp but later altered), which is happily on long loan to the collection.

St Cecilia's Hall (which houses the University's Russell Collection of early keyboard instruments) is the oldest purpose-built music hall in Scotland and the second oldest in Britain, and was the meeting place for composers and musicians such as McGibbon and Munro.

From that initial collection of 19 harpsichords donated by the Russell family, the university grew the keyboard collection to over and the overall instrument count to nearly Musical instruments from the University’s world–class collection heralded the half-way point in St Cecilia’s £million renovation.

The musical curiosities were played at a ‘topping out’ ceremony – traditionally held by construction workers – to celebrate progress in the restoration of St Cecilia’s Hall.

Following government advice, face-to-face services at the St Cecilia's Hall, School of Scottish Studies Archives & Library, and the University Collections Facility remain closed at this time.

Please note, most staff remain working from home and do not have access to collections.