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EXHIBITION NOTES.

THE MUSICAL PROGRAMME. We are indebted to the hon. secretary of the Music Committee for the following particulars November 20.—Opening ceremony—full chorus and orchestra—Gwen's 1 tong of thanksgiving,’ and selections. Novemter 27.—Repetition of music performed at opening ceremony. December 4.—* Creation ’ (Haydn), December 18,—‘Comala’ (Cade) and 'Song of thanksgiving’ (Cotfen). December 25 (Christinas). Messiah ’ (Handel). December 26.—English glees and selections. January I.—Scotch glees and selections. January 2 —'Comala' (Cade) and selections. January 16.—' Elijah ’ (Mendelssohn). January 29.—' Joan of Arc' (Gaul). February 12.—' Creation’ (Haydn) February 28.—' Lord of the Isles ’ (Gadsby). March 12.—' Elijah ’ (Mendelssohn) March 26.—' Lord of the Isles ’ (Gadsby). April 4 (Good Friday).—' Messiah ’ (Handel). April 9.—Miscellaneous selections. A chamber concert wilt be given over}’ Saturday afternoon, and a popular concert every Saturday evening. For all oratoiios, chamber and popular concerts there will be a small extra charge for admission. The orchestra performs every afternoon and evening except Wednesdays. Admittance will be free. A brass band will also pel form In the garden rotunda.

It has been practically determined to hold the band contest on the 7th and Sth March. The entrance fee will be one guinea,, and the first prize LIOO, with probably one or more cups added. The amounts of the second, third, and fourth prizes have not yet been fixed, but they will be in proportion to the first, Bands will consist of not less than fifteen nor more than twenty five players, with one professional,

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Issue 7980, 8 August 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Issue 7980, 8 August 1889

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