Research Resources

Useful online resources for research on music in eighteenth century Britain.

Handel website : http://gfhandel.org/

Vauxhall Gardens: http://www.vauxhallgardens.com/

Handel reference database: http://ichriss.ccarh.org/HRD/

Concert programmes in the UK database: http://www.concertprogrammes.org.uk/

Online images, including those in the Gerald Coke Handel Collection: http://www.bridgemanart.com/

British Library catalogue: http://catalogue.bl.uk/

British Library manuscripts catalogue: http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/manuscripts/INDEX.asp

Catalogue of the National Archives (UK): http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/

Historical currency converter: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/currency/default.asp

Catalogue of the Royal Academy of Music Library: http://www.ram.ac.uk/facilitiesandcollections/library/Pages/Catalogues.aspx

Facsimiles of early editions: http://note.dmc.keio.ac.jp/music-library/nanki/1-b-notes/

For information on recommended research resources exploring the Foundling Hospital Collection and Foundling Museum please click here.  

Image: Handel's will, first page, 1750 © The Gerald Coke Handel Collection