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Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Adolph Brodsky

Tchaikovsky has not written earlier because he has been busy with the ballet score. He apologises for the muddle: there will be 3 evenings not 4, but the takings will be magnificent. Of the pianists, 2 are especially influential and will draw an ...

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Adolph Brodsky

Tchaikovsky addresses Brodsky by his forename and patronymic, Adolph Davidovich. Tchaikovsky is delighted to have heard from Brodsky the previous evening and cannot thank Brodsky enough for his fatherly care of his concerto. Tchaikovsky worries...

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky to Adolph Brodsky

Tchaikovsky writes to wish the Brodskys every success in New York. He reaffirms his love and friendship for Adolph and also for his wife after Leipzig. He philosophises on how fate brings people together in intimacy and then separates them for m...

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893), Composer

Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Edvard Grieg is writing to Anna Brodsky on behalf of his wife Nina who is ill. She has been lying in a clinic for 3 weeks as she has a problem with her knees which may be the consequence of too much mineral water. Nina has been taking mineral wa...

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

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

Newscutting of a review of concert conducted by Oskar Nedbal

The reviewer is identified only by the initials IUE. This was the sixth symphonic gathering of the Russian Musical Society. It began with Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, a punctilious performance which failed to catch the spirit of Mozart's...

Nedbal, Oskar (1874-1930), Composer, Conductor, Viola player

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