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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph Brodsky

Grieg has just received his honorary doctorate from Oxford but cannot leave England without a promise that the Brodskys will come to Troldhaugen, preferably in July and if not, then in August. Grieg will not be waiting for the reply since, on the...

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

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 Eugène Ysaye to Adolph Brodsky

Ysaye has been requested to ask Brodsky and his quartet to accept an engagement in Brussels this winter. There will be 6 concerts devoted to classical chamber works and Joachim and his partners are engaged for the Beethoven session. The Brahms s...

Ysaÿe, Eugène-Auguste (1858-1931), Violinist, Conductor, Composer

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 Heele and Felix Berber to Adolph Brodsky

Felix Berber finally puts his intention of writing to Brodsky into practice and sends a very long letter. He lists his engagements which include the Brahms Double Concerto with Klengel and will be in Leipzig, Halle, Saarbrucken, Coblenz, Rostock ...

Berber, Felix (1871-1930), violinist

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

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