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Brahms, Concerto for violin with pianoforte accompaniment, op. 77

On the cover of this music is written Kathleen Forster who was a pupil of Adolph Brodsky. The fingering and bowing on this part may have been pencilled in by Brodsky. The price of this music was ten shillings.

Forster, Kathleen (fl.1900s-1920s), violinist, teacher at the Northern School of Music

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

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 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 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 postcard signed from Johannes Brahms to Adolph Brodsky

Addressed to: Herrn Adolf Brodsky, Leipzig, Kaiser Wilhelmstraße. It reads: “Einverstanden - namentlich mit [Nr] 1 u. 3 des Programmes Bestens Ihr, J Brahms”. The postcard refers to the forthcoming concert of the Brodsky Quartet in Leipzig on ...

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897), Composer