Item Type: Book - Concertina Music
Full Description: A 2nd edition of the 1906 book "English Music, being the lectures at the Music Loan Exhibition of the Worshipful Company of Musicians, June - July 1904". Publ. Walter Scott Publishing Co Ltd, London. The lecture "The Regal and its successors" by T Lea Southgate (pp 381 - 416) includes on pp399 to 402 a good summary of the evolution of the symphonium (sic)and concertina, the noted Victorian players and the introduction of the Æola, with performances by John C Ward on three different concertinas. The illustration of the symphonium on p400 (see NC.2.3-003 [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC203-003.htm] is of a model unknown in modern collections, and of which no other images have been discovered.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 2.3-003
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