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Brodsky, Adolph (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music
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Autograph letter signed from Edvard Grieg to Adolph and Anna Brodsky

Grieg thanks Brodsky for inviting them. He may have to return home prestissimo because of the coronation in Drontheim, but that is unlikely since he has refused to write a cantata for the event. He will be travelling to Warsaw at the end of Marc...

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

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 thanks Brodsky for his kind letter about the Sonata. [Sonata for violin and piano op. 22 in E minor]. He is glad that Brodsky likes it and hopes to hear him play it sometime. Elgar has photographic proofs of the quartet and will send an e...

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph Brodsky

Elgar is delighted that the Brodskys may be able to come [for the private hearing of the Sonata and the Quintet on Sat 26 April] and suggests that they stay with the Elgars since rooms in London are impossible. The music will be at the home of El...

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

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph Brodsky

Elgar has written a string quartet and dedicated it to the Brodsky Quartet. He asks for news of Fuchs etc. Elgar had a severe operation to his throat early in the year and he and Lady Elgar came down to this cottage in the woods where he has res...

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

Autograph letter signed from Edward Elgar to Adolph Brodsky

Elgar is glad that Brodsky likes the idea of the quartet dedication which gives Elgar such pleasure. Mr. Reed's Quartet is playing it through before printing. Unlimited time is required for rehearsing the concerto so that its score comes of...

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

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