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This page links you to files giving a brief history of the York Symphony Orchestra since its foundation by T. Tertius Noble in 1898.

The text is divided into four files, each covering a major period in the orchestra's history.

Please select a file:

Before World War I Between the Wars
After World War II The recent Period
A fuller version of the history of the YSO, entitled Mr. Noble's Band , written by Anthony Fox and Brian Hibbins, is available from the authors, tel. York (01904) 411696 or 704985.

You can also order a copy by e-mail .