Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.) orchestra music
Music parts and scores by various composers and arrangers used by the Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.) as occasional music for performances.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Extent6.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Parts and scores of miscellaneous music in manuscript and print, with arrangers noted where known.
Biographical / Historical
The Boston Theatre on Washington Street in Boston, Massachusetts, opened 11 September 1854 and was the second Boston Theatre in this location, rebuilt after the first structure was razed in 1852. The playhouse was designed by Edward and James Cabot and Jonathan Preston from plans by Henri Noury and it seated 3000.
Arranged alphabetically by first title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2009MT-37. Unknown source.
Processed by: Monique Duhaime and Melanie Wisner
- Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.). Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.) orchestra music, circa 1860-1900: Guide.
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