Opening of University Collection of Musical Instruments

Thursday, October 21, 1982
7.30 pm and 8.15 pm

University of Edinburgh, Faculty of Music event to mark the formal opening of the University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (EUCHMI) in the Reid School of Music.

Anthony Baines, D. Litt., F.B.A. (former curator of the Bate Collection, University of Oxford)
will talk on
"The Benefits of a University Collection of Musical Instruments"

The talk will be followed at approximately 8.15 pm by a concert given by The Music Party.


Dr Anthony Baines

The Music Party directed by Alan Hacker
Alan Hacker - clarinet/basset horn
Lesley Schatzberger - clarinet/basset horn
Felix Warnock - bassoon
William Prince - horn
Colin Horton - horn

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Fitzwilliam Overture ... Handel

An early Divertimento ... Haydn

A newly discovered Quintet ... Haydn

Music for basset horn ... Mozart

Quintet ... J.C.Bach


The University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments will be open to members of the audience at the end of this recital.

The Collection will also be open to members of the public throughout the session on Wednesday afternoons from 3 - 5 pm and during the interval of each Thursday evening concert in the Reid Concert Hall.



Performance Type:

2-page blue programme
Programme Notes: 

INo programme notes.  Further details of the works played are not given in the printed programme.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Admission by programme £1 (Students, OAPs 50p)
Publicity and Reviews: 

Blue A4 poster advertising the event.

[Reid] Professor: 
University of Edinburgh

Two forthcoming concerts listed at the end of the printed programme.
Booklet giving full details of the 1982-83 series available at the door.