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Rachmaninoff, Sergei Vasilyevich (1873-1943), composer, pianist, conductor
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Autograph book

Autograph book, started in 1857 by Henry Fuchs, Carl's father. The cover of the book is engraved with Henry's initials, and there are photographs of Henry and Carl stuck into the inside cover. Carl Fuchs has written the following on on...

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina is delighted to have Anna's letter and to know that they are well and safe. The Brodskys are more optimistic about the peace settlements than Nina who is rather negative about world peace. Nina wishes Russia could be rid of the Bolshev...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina has at last received a letter from Mr. Benis as heralded in his telegram. He and all their friends want to know that the Brodskys are safe, well and happy and that they will see them soon. Nina has met Rachmaninov and found him most noble a...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Facsimile letter from Hubert Harry, 27 Oct 1952

Facsimile manuscript letter in which Hubert relays how excited he is about meeting up with Ida Carroll after many years before he leaves for Switzerland. He hopes to be able to see him on another visit. He explains that is the conductor Stanley Po...

Kaleidoscope 10

Listed on cover Kaleidoscope 10: 1 Scènes de Ballet for Orchestra; 2 Theme and variations; 3 25 Short Preludes "A journal of the Voyages of New Music Manchester" and sketches; 4 Poem: the Magic Lantern.. . ff.1-5 "Manchester Northe...

Various performances (does not contain Elizabeth)

The recordings on this reel appear to be varied and numerous. They include (from the very faded pencil notes on the front of the box): Stravinsky's Fire Bird; Rachmaninov; Mozart; BBC 3 Prog (Royal Festival Hall); 'Symphony No 3 in G mi...