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Including programmes of Bayreuth festival, 1896; Brodsky quartet in Rome, 1908; Halle pension fund appeal; Brodsky quartet concerts (4); letter following death of Anna Brodsky.

Bayreuther Festspiele (1872-present)

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Adolph Brodsky to Edward Elgar

Adolph Brodsky is very keen to go to the private performance of Elgar's Quartet and Quintet and wonders if he and his wife could gain admission to it. Brodsky will play Elgar's sonata at a Brodsky Quartet Concert next season. Brodsky w...

Brodsky, Adolph Davidovich (1851-1929), Violinist, Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Photocopy of an autograph letter signed from Anna Brodsky to Edvard Grieg

Although no year is given in the date, this letter was probably written in 1893, the year of Tchaikovsky's death. Anna Brodsky writes very movingly to Edvard Grieg of Tchaikovsky's death: the Brodskys have recently received letters and ...

Brodsky, Anna (c.1855-1929), scientist, President of RMCM Club, writer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina thanks Anna for her last greeting with the card from Leipzig and for the little "Evening Prayer" which she asks if Anna has written correctly. Nina then quotes from a poem translated into German which bears the same sentiments. Th...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina apologises for not writing to Anna. Nina has been very moved at the love and respect which the whole world has for Edvard. She thinks it remarkable that the English people have so much respect for art and artists. The concert with Edvard&#...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina mentions that the Quartet was played the previous evening in Manchester and wishes that she had been there. The Sevcik Quartet from Bohemia was recently in Kopenhagen and played Edvard's Quartet very well, but not rhythmic nor personal ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina smiles when she hears that Anna keeps all her old letters to read them through again: Nina considers them to be unworthy of such attention. Nina has been delighted to hear the Brodsky Quartet with three other members, in Kopenhagen but regre...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina Grieg thanks Anna Brodsky for her last two letters and is glad that everything is in order: the Brodsky Quartet plays and Brodsky and Edvard play the sonata, probably the G major, together. [These plans are for a forthcoming concert]. Nina ...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina reports that Olga Neruda and her sister, Lady Hallé, are in Kristiania; they should have come to the Griegs' that day but they will be playing Brahms, the Chaconne and all other possible things the following evening. The Griegs are over...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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