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Brodsky Papers

  • GB GB1179 AB
  • Collection
  • 1850s-1981

The Brodsky Papers comprise letters, newscuttings, programmes, telegrams, photograph albums, loose photographs, concert tickets, official documents (marriage certificate, diplomas) and music, which were found in the Brodsky home following the deat...

Brodsky, Adolph (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Programme of a concert given by Adolph Brodsky with RJ Forbes

This concert was performed as part of the Tuesday Mid-Day Concert series, held at the Houldsworth Hall in Manchester. This was the 164th concert, performed on Tue 25 Mar 1919. Adolph Brodsky played Elgar’s Violin Concerto, Op. 61, with RJ Forbes...

Autograph letter signed from Franz Schalk to Adolph Brodsky

Schalk is arranging a concert for Brodsky in Vienna next January. Brodsky has suggested Bach's A minor violin concerto and the Elgar violin concerto which up to now has had little success in Vienna, despite attempts by Ysaye and Kreisler. Sc...

Schalk, Franz (1863-1931), conductor

Autograph letter signed from Novello & Co. Ltd. to Adolph Brodsky

Brodsky has written to Novello, Elgar's publisher, about the full score and band parts of Elgar's Violin Concerto. Novello is quite willing for Brodsky to forward them to Vienna for his performance there. The letter is dated 9 Dec 1913.

Novello & Co. Ltd (1811-present), music publishing house

Autograph letter signed from Simon Speelman to Adolph Brodsky

Speelman gives Brodsky a provisional date, 3 November, for a Dublin concert. The Dublin Society has asked Speelman to quote terms for a recital by Esposito, Brodsky, Hatton and himself. Speelman has asked the Society to deal with Esposito and q...

Speelman, Simon (fl.1870s-1920), Violist

Autograph letter signed from Granville Bantock to Adolph Brodsky

Bantock sends Brodsky a copy of the Constitution of a Musical League on the lines of a German Tonkunstler Verein and hopes that Brodsky will consent to join the Committee. Elgar is the Chairman. Richter, Henry Wood, Delius and others are on the ...

Bantock, Granville Ransome (1868-1946), Knight, Composer

Typescript letter signed from Hamilton Harty to Adolph Brodsky

Harty writes to Brodsky that Elgar is delighted that Brodsky will play his Violin Concerto on the occasion of his visit to Manchester on 20th January [1927]. The committee members are also very grateful for Brodsky's help. The letter is dat...

Harty, Herbert Hamilton (1879-1941), Knight, Composer, Conductor, Pianist

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph Brodsky

Elgar writes to Dr. Brodsky about the arrangements for the concert which will be for their own subscribers. Elgar is not satisfied with the proposed programme and suggests that it might stand thus: Tchaikovsky or Volkmann Quintet; then solo '...

Elgar, Edward William (1857-1934), Knight, 1st Baronet, composer

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