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Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897), Composer
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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg is annoyed that Herr Urbanek in Prague has not given definite dates. Concert agencies in other towns are pressurising him. Grieg sends the score of a newly published orchestral piece about which he has been writing or speaking for years. ...

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907), Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Autograph letter signed from Hans von Bülow to Adolph Brodsky

Hans von Bülow writes to ask if Brodsky is willing and able to conduct Brahms's first piano concerto op. 15 in D minor on 22 February. Of course it will be thoroughly prepared beforehand and Brodsky will only have to have a play-through wit...

Bülow, Hans von (1830-1894), conductor, pianist, composer

Autograph letter signed from Hans von Bülow to Adolph Brodsky

Bülow would like to accept Brodsky's offer of the previous year to play in a concert. Brahms will be visiting in the middle of October and Bülow suggests possible dates, 18 or 25 October, for Brodsky to play Brahms's violin concerto. T...

Bülow, Hans von (1830-1894), conductor, pianist, composer

Autograph letter signed from Johannes Brahms to Adolph Brodsky

Brahms writes humorously to Brodsky about his G major quintet, op. 111. The 2 violins must bluff their forte from the third and fourth bars to allow the cello to come through. Klengel must be humoured and he will reward them with a most beautifu...

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Johannes Brahms to Adolph Brodsky

Brahms writes to Brodsky , informing him of Schirmer's proposition to reprint Brahms's music. Brahms warns Brodsky about reprints, and how to go about dealing with his music. Brahms would like Brodsky to mark the fingerings and bowings...

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes of the happy evening hours, the loveliest time of the whole day, when they read alone or aloud and then always go to bed too late since they never want to bring the evening to an end. Edvard is reading "Briefwechsel zwischen Joh....

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina reports that Olga Neruda and her sister, Lady Hallé, are in Kristiania; they should have come to the Griegs' that day but they will be playing Brahms, the Chaconne and all other possible things the following evening. The Griegs are over...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Edvard has been ill in bed with bronchitis and asthma. He is now slightly better and has taken a few steps out of the door but is very "unlustig" [not jolly] as Brahms said in his last winter in Vienna. Nina has little faith in doctors...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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