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Collection Description

Collection Title
Arányi Collection: Box 10 (1926-30)
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A collection of loose printed material relating to the violinists Adila Fachiri and Jelly d'Arányi, held as two parcels within the 10th of 12 boxes comprising the Arányi Collection (1907–56), the first parcel containing newspaper cuttings and other printed documentation and the second parcel comprising programmes for performances given by Jelly d'Arányi at venues in London and in various provincial towns in the UK between 1926 and 1930.

Also held are programmes for performances given at Spanish venues on 27 April 1928 (Salón Moderno, Tarragona) and 10 May 1930 (Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona, 3 copies) and in the Salle Pleyel, Paris on 19 April 1929.

Where no other indication is given below, these documents took the form of a simple programme book, providing a list of the works given. Those described as analytical programmes carry additional information such as historical, descriptive and analytical notes (some with musical examples), lists of the choral and/or orchestral ensembles, and photographs.

Programmes are listed here by venue, with the London venues followed by the provincial venues in the UK. All concerts featured Jelly d'Arányi, with the additional performers listed below.

1. London venues
18 Carlton Terrace
18 July 1928: with George Reeves (piano)

27 Portman Square, Westminster
Thursday 22 May [1930]: with Elisabeth Schumann (vocal), accompanied by George Reeves.

37 Kensington Square
12 March 1926: Ethel Hobday (piano) (handbill).

40 Berkeley Square
Tuesday 11 November [1930]: Ivan Phillipowsky (piano), Dorothy Silk (vocal) and Leon Goossens (oboe), accompanied by Ethel Hobday (single-sided handbill).

46 Grosvenor Street
11 June 1929: Harold Dahlquist and Isobel Lamond (vocal), accompanied by George Reeves.

Croydon, North End Hall
12 November 1928: Tatiana Makushina and Norman Allin (vocal) and Irene Scharrer (piano), accompanied by Ella Ivimey (with words).

Eltham, Avery Hill College of Education
7 July 1928:

London School of Economics and Political Science
22 June 1928: Reception for HRH the Prince of Wales

Queen's Hall
24 February 1928: National Symphony Concert with Adila Fachiri (violin), conducted by Geoffrey Toye (with words and notes).
9 June 1928 and 15 June 1929: Sonata Recitals with Myra Hess (piano) (analytical programmes, two copies for 1928).
15 October 1928: London Symphony Orchestra no. 1 (23rd season), with Szigeti (violin), conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham (analytical programme, two copies).
18 March 1930: Courtauld-Sargent Concerts (first series) with the London Symphony Orchestra and Roy Henderson (vocal), conducted by Malcolm Sargent, including the first performance of Bliss, Serenade for Orchestra and Voice and Szymanowski, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra.

Wigmore Hall
Monday 3 October [1927]: Violin Recital (with words).

2. English provincial venues
Banbury, Church House
11 December 1928: Sonata Recital with Myra Hess (piano) for Banbury and District Musical Society (10th season) (handbill).

Birmingham, Town Hall
21 November 1928: Second Max Mossel Concert with John Goss (vocal) and Nicolas Orloff (piano), accompanied by Reginald Paul (with words). The collection also includes programmes for a concert of this title given on 28 and 30 November and 1 and 3 December 1928 at the following venues: Town Hall, Ayr; Museum Hall, Bridge of Allan; Usher Hall, Edinburgh; and Music Hall, Aberdeen.

Brighton, The Dome
20 October 1928: The Symphonic Players, conducted by Herbert Menges (analytical programme).

Bromley, Central Hall
28 March 1928: Bromley and Chislehurst Orchestra no. 4, conducted by W. H. Reed (with notes).

Dorking, Wesley Hall
10 October 1928: Dorking Music Club with Myra Hess (piano).

Eastbourne, Winter Gardens
27 October 1928: Municipal Orchestral Concerts, conducted by Captain H. G. Amers.

Eton College, Music School
17 November 1928: Violin Recital accompanied by H. G. Ley (handbill).

Haslemere Hall
22 February 1930: Haslemere Chamber Music Concerts no. 6, with Gabriele Joachim (vocal) and Fanny Davies (piano), accompanied by Ethel Hobday (with words).

Kendall, Town Hall
Friday 19 February [no year]: Violin Recital accompanied by Ethel Hobday (with notes).

Malvern Girls' College
9 November 1928: Violin Recital (double-sided handbill).

Norwich, St. Andrew's Hall
22 and 23 October 1930: Queen's Hall Orchestra as part of the 33rd Triennial Norfolk and Norwich Musical Festival (analytical programme).

Rochdale, Champness Hall
23 October 1928: Rochdale Chamber Concert Society concert no. 1, being a Violin and Vocal Recital with Helen Henschel, accompanied by John Wills (with words).

Sherborne, Girls' School
1 November 1930: Violin Recital given for the Sherborne Girls' School Musical Society (handbill).

Sidmouth, Manor Hall
15 November [1928] and 30 October 1930: Sidmouth Winter Chamber Concerts, with Ethel Hobday (piano) (handbills).

York, Castle Howard
17 July 1928: Violin Recital accompanied by Ethel Hobday.

Woking, County Secondary School for Boys
28 February 1928: Woking Music Club no 4 (5th season), given with Harold Williams (vocal), accompanied by Ethel Hobday (with words plus an inserted flyer for an Orchestra and Choral Concert given at the same venue on 6 March 1928, conducted by Ronald Dussek).

3. Other UK venues
5 and 12 November 1928, Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge, Dublin: 2 recitals for the Royal Dublin Society, given by Jelly d'Arányi (accompanied by Ethel Hodby) and the London String Quartet (double-sided handbill, 5 copies). Also, a Members' Calendar for the 199th Season of the Royal Dublin Society and two copies of a prospectus for the Recitals of Classical Chamber Music, given by the same during the 1928-29 season.
4 December 1930, Usher Hall, Edinburgh: Reid Orchestral Concert no. 4 (15th session) with the Reid Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Donald Francis Tovey (analytical programme).

4. Unknown venues
[undated]: Recital with Laszlo Gergely (handbill).
17 November [no date]: Violin Recital, accompanied by Ethel Hobday (damaged programme).
23 February 1928, [venue?]: Hallé Concerts Society no. 17 (70th season), given by the Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty (analytical programme).
7 November 1928: Roland Jackson Subscription Concert, given with Mr Stuart Robertson (vocal), accompanied by Miss Anne Mukle.
16 November 1928: accompanied by Ethel Hobday (handbill).
27 October 1930: Weybridge and Walton Music Club.
Date range of collection
1926 - 1930
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

British Library, Music Collections
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