Antient Concerts Society Collection

Choral part-sets, orchestral sets and partbooks in both printed and MS form belonging to the Sons of Handel (1810 - ) and its successor, the Antient Concerts Society (1834 – 1863), both amateur choral societies based in Dublin.


Particularly of interest in giving an insight into the activities of the Antient Concerts Society, including the repertoire of the Society, the dates the works were performed and some of the members of the Society. Also contains manuscripts of works composed specifically for the Society.

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Description or Catalogue

The music of three Dublin musical societies of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: The Anacreontic Society, the Antient Concerts Society and the Sons of Handel. A descriptive catalogue Catherine Ferris (M. Litt., NUIM, 2005)

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Added by Royal Irish Academy of Music Library | Last updated on: 09 February 2018