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The Royal Philharmonic Society - further reading

  • G. Hogarth: The Philharmonic Society of London from its Foundation, 1813, to its Fiftieth Year, 1862 (London, 1862)
  • M.B. Foster: History of the Philharmonic Society of London, 1813-1912 (London, 1912). This volume includes details of music played in Philharmonic Society concerts for the first 100 years.
  • R. Elkin: Royal Philharmonic: the Annals of the Royal Philharmonic Society (London, 1947)
  • A. Searle: 'The Royal Philharmonic Society scores of Haydn's "London" symphonies', Haydn Yearbook, xiv (1983) 173-86
  • A. H. King: 'The Library of the Royal Philharmonic Society', British Library Journal, xi (1985), 1-24
  • Alec Hyatt King: 'The Library of the Royal Philharmonic Society', pp. 151-77 in King's Musical Pursuits (British Library, 1987)
  • C. Ehrlich: First Philharmonic: a History of the Royal Philharmonic Society (Oxford, 1995)
  • RPS history (see 'External Links'): a link to the section on the RPS website which deals with its own history

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