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Autograph Annual Report of the RMCM by Adolph Brodsky

In this report Brodsky pays tribute to the teaching staff and the Registrar who have all done more than their duty. Brodsky writes philosophically about the art of music. He thanks the Principal of Owens College for establishing links between th...

Autograph account of the first evening of the RMCM Club, season 1912-1913

Anna Brodsky writes very enthusiastically about the opening meeting of the 1912-13 season of the RMCM Club on 21 Oct. Nina Grieg was present at the event. After refreshments Anna Brodsky made a speech of welcome to Nina Grieg, then a short music...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph account of the meeting to form the RMCM Club

This report describes the foundation of the RMCM Club at a meeting at the Brodskys' home on 22 February 1907. The purpose of the Club was to support advanced and former students in their quest for work, to encourage new compositions, to aim ...

Autograph annual report of the RMCM

Miss Anna Halle who has conducted the German class for the last 2 years has resigned on the advice of her doctor. Brodsky mentions the new members of staff: Miss Fillunger the internationally known singer; Mr. Backhaus has been appointed head of ...

Autograph annual report of the RMCM

This report appears incomplete. Brodsky pays tribute to the piano teacher Dayas who died the previous spring. Dayas taught at the college for 7 years until his untimely death at the age of 39. Brodsky has had difficulty in replacing Dayas but h...

Autograph biographical notes of Adolph Brodsky

In these incomplete notes Anna mentions the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto which was premiered by Brodsky in Vienna in 1881. She mentions his 8 years of work in Leipzig and his 3 years in America. She adds his return to Europe and the offer from Si...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph copy of a speech made by Anna Brodsky to the RMCM Club

This is a speech of confidence in the RMCM Club, which has now completed its 11th year despite the Great War. Anna Brodsky believes that no one can stand alone and that union is strength. She places her hope in the League of Nations which will m...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph extract from a speech given by Anna Brodsky at the RMCM Club

Extract from Anna Brodsky's remarks at the opening meeting of the season 1912-13 of the RMCM Club on 21 Oct 1912. These words form a very warm welcome to Madame Grieg who is visiting the Club for a second time. The full speech is to be foun...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

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