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

  • GB GB1179 AB
  • Collection
  • 1850s-1981

The Brodsky Papers comprise letters, newscuttings, programmes, telegrams, photograph albums, loose photographs, concert tickets, official documents (marriage certificate, diplomas) and music, which were found in the Brodsky home following the deat...

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

Tchaikovsky's handwriting

This is a cutting from the Radio Times of a brief article about that evening's concert and the interval talk [see AB/089]

Pitfield, Thomas Baron (1903-1999), Composer, artist

'Letters from Tchaikovsky to Brodsky'

This article was originally broadcast on the Home Service and later published in The Listener pages 683 and 684, dated 19 April 1962. The Tchaikovsky letters were translated by Mrs. Alice Pitfield, wife of the author. Thomas Pitfield mentions how...

Pitfield, Thomas Baron (1903-1999), Composer, artist

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

This photocopy is rather faint and Brodsky's writing is very thin and appears to have been executed at great speed. Brodky excuses himself for not writing earlier, nor has he written to Tchaikovsky. The Brodskys have been delighted at Grieg...

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

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

Brodsky submits a programme for a concert [to be given to the Worcester Philharmonic Society] for Elgar's approval: Volkmann's Quartet in G minor; the first movement of Mozart's Concerto for Violin and Viola [to be played by Brodsky...

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

Newscutting of a report of Adolph Brodsky's death

This article was written by AJS. The lengthy article covers a wide spectrum of Brodsky's career: from one of the world's leading violinists who premiered the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in Vienna to the humane musician who played "...

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Autograph letter signed from Nina Grieg to Anna Brodsky

Nina writes to Anna that she may write in whichever language she likes and rather deprecatingly claims that she is most stupid. In Leipzig they had always spoken in German as they did not know Russian. Nina recalls the days with Tchaikovsky, whi...

Grieg, Nina (1845-1935), Singer

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