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Collection Description

Collection Title
Arányi Collection: Box 8 (1926-40)
Unique Identifier
Aranyi
Description
A collection of prospectuses, handbills and programmes for performances given by the violinist sisters Adila Fachiri (1886–1962) and Jelly d'Arányi (1893–1966) at various venues in England, Europe and America between 1926 and 1940, held loosely in six parcels within the second of six within the Arányi Collection (1907–56).

In addition to the concert programmes (listed below) each parcel contains newspaper cuttings and a range of other musically-related publications.

The collection is divided chronologically over the six parcels, with the numbering continuing that begun in Box 7 of the collection.

Parcel 7 (1926)
With the exception of those on 10 and 11 January 1926, all concerts listed here featured Adila Fachiri (violin).
10 January 1926, Konzertsaal der Staatl. akadem. Hochschule für Musik, Berlin: Lilli Bohnke-Mendelssohn and Barbara Kempner (violin), Carlo Höcker (viola) and Ursula Hildebrand (cello) with Hanns Burchhardt (vocal) and Wilibald Bergau (piano) (handbill).
11 January 1926, Beethoven-Saal, Berlin: Konzert Francesco von Mendelssohn with Conrad Hansen (piano) (handbill).
16 January 1926, Beethoven-Saal, Berlin: II. Violinabend (handbill, 6 copies).
28 January 1926, Manor Hall, Sidmouth: Sidmouth Winter Chamber Concert no. 3 (7th series) given by the Fachiri Trio (Adila Fachiri, Alex Fachiri and Bertram Harrison) (handbill, 6 copies).
26 February and 5, 12, 19 and 26 February 1926, Winter Gardens, Devonshire Park: Municipal Symphony Orchestra Concert (2nd Series), directed by H. G. Amers (handbill).
6 February 1926, Queen's Hall: Queen's Hall Symphony Concert with Jelly d'Arányi (violin), Harriet Cohen and Arthur Benjamin (piano) and the New Queen's Hall Orchestra, conducted by Henry Wood (with Descriptive Notes by Rosa Newmarch and Eric Blom).
2 March 1926, Houldsworth Hall, Deansgate, Manchester: Manchester Tuesday Mid-Day Concert no. 489, with Jelly d'Arányi (violin), accompanied by John Wills.
29 March 1926, 8 Barton Street, Westminster: Violin Recital accompanied by Bertram Harrison (handbill).
22 May 1926, Woodbastwick Hall: with Jelly d'Arányi (violin), accompanied by John Talbot.
17 July 1926, The Barn, Turville Court: with Harold Samuel (piano) (two copies).
1 October 1926, Queen's Hall: Promenade Concert given with Miss Marjorie Ffrangcon-Davies and Mr Hubert Eisdell (vocal), Miss Jelly d'Arányi (violin) and the Queen's Hall Orchestra, conducted by Henry Wood (with Descriptive Notes by Rosa Newmarch and Eric Blom).
November 1926-February 1927, Grotrian Hall, Wigmore Street: Six Gerald Cooper Chamber Concerts (prospectus). The concert on 9 December featured Adila Fachiri (violin) and Fanny Davies (piano).
3 November 1926, Big School Room, Sherbourne: Violin Recital accompanied by Bertram Harrison.
3 December 1926, Woodhall Spa: Violin Recital for Woodhall Spa Music Club (handbill).
12 December 1926, Houldsworth Hall, Deansgate, Manchester: Violin Recital with Jelly d'Arányi, accompanied by Juliette Folville (handbill, 2 copies).
18, 21 and 28 December 1926, St. Peter’s Hall, Hinton Road: Three Concerts of Chamber Music, with Melle Juliette Folville (piano) and Mr Alexander Fachiri (cello) (single document).


Parcel 7a (1927)
5 May 1927, London School of Economics and Political Science: Violin Recital by Madame Fachiri, accompanied by Bertram J. Harrison (handbill).
29 November 1927, Auditorium, Springfield, Massachusetts: Springfield Symphony Orchestra concert no. 1, with Jelly d'Arányi (violin), conducted by Arthur H. Turner (with historical, descriptive and biographical notes).


Parcel 8 (1928)
All concerts documented here featured both Fachiri and Arányi and were accompanied by Ethel Hobday. Despite its labelling, the parcel includes two programmes for 1929.
12 October 1928, Central Hall, Derby: Derby Municipal and County Chamber Concerts (13th series) with Roy Henderson (vocal) (with words, notes, musical examples and photographs).
13 October [1928], Wigmore Hall: Recital of Works for Two Violins.
7 May 1929, Salon: Moderno, Tarragona: Filarmónica de Tarragona.
13 May 1929, Teatro Principal, Burgos: Sociedad Filarmónica de Burgos.


Parcel 9 (1929)
15 and 16 February 1929, Orchestra Hall, Chicago: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Friday-Saturday Series no. 19, with Jelly d'Arányi (violin), conducted by Frederick Stock (with notes by Felix Borowski).
31 October 1929, Wigmore Hall: Works for Two Violins, given by Jelly d'Arányi and Adila Fachiri with Ethel Hobday (piano) and Bernard Shore (viola) (handbill).


Parcel 10 (AF's, 1930s)
With the exception of that on 15 June 1938, all concerts featured Adila Fachiri (violin).
[No date, no venue]: Recital with Jelly d'Arányi, accompanied by Bertram Harrison (handbill).
15 September [no year], Salisbury Cathedral: with Jelly d'Arányi and Sir Walter Alcock (organ) (handbill).
9 May 1931, Town Hall, Oxford: Recital of Works for Two Violins, with Jelly d'Arányi, accompanied by Ethel Hobday.
18 October 1931, Balliol College, Oxford: Balliol College Musical Society concert no. 932 with Dr. W. H. Harris (piano) (handbill).
15 December 1931, Town Hall, Chelsea: Chelsea Music Club 58th Chamber Concert, given with Dora Labbette (vocal), accompanied by Gerald Moore (with words).
12 November 1932, [no venue]: Bourne Music Club concert no. 2 (11th season)/Violin Recital, accompanied by Bertram Harrison (handbill).
19 October 1933, St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow: Max Mosel Concert no. 1 with Jelly d'Arányi (violin) and Smeterlin (piano), accompanied by Ethel Hobday (with Analytical Notes by Henry Coates).
4 November [1933/39], Haileybury College: Violin Recital (handbill).
6 October [1934], Pump Room, Bath: Recital, accompanied by Bruce Hylton Stewart (handbill).
1 December [1934], Town Hall, Oxford: New Oxford Orchestra (first public appearance), conducted by Delves Corlett (handbill, with an extended handwritten note on the reverse).
11 February 1935, St. Leonard's School: Violin Recital, accompanied by Mary Grierson (handbill, 4 copies)
23 February [1935], Winter Gardens, Malvern: with Jelly d'Arányi, accompanied by Ethel Hobday (2 copies)
17 May 1935, Orpheon Portuense, Porto: 2o Recital with Jelly d'Arányi, accompanied by Ethel Hobday (handbill).
10 October 1935, [no venue]: Aberystwyth Music Club (handbill).
9 February 1936, Sedbergh School: accompanied by Edgar Knight (handbill, 2 copies).
25 May 1936, Dudley House, Park Lane: with Parry Jones (vocal) and Mark Hambourg (piano).
24 October 1936, St. Andrew's Hall, Norwich: City of Norwich Municipal Concert with Arnold Matters (baritone), Maddern Williams (organ) and the Norwich Municipal Orchestra conducted by Maddern Williams.
28 October 1936, Canford School: accompanied by Bruce Hylton Stewart (handbills, 4 copies).
20 November 1936, City Hall, Sheffield: Sheffield Subscription Concert no. 2 with Jelly d'Arányi (violin) and Frederic Lamond (piano), accompanied by Ethel Hobday (with Analytical Notes by Henry Coates).
17 February 1937, County Hotel, Malvern: Malvern Concert Club no. 124, accompanied by Bertram Harrison (handbill)
6 June 1937, St. Catherine's College, [Cambridge]: May Week Concert with Douglas Guest and Bernard Rose (piano), Alastair Macmillan, Harold Bowmer and Douglas Jones (vocal), and the College Madrigal Club.
17 June 1937, Warrens, Bramshaw: with Christopher Le Fleming (piano).
4 July 1937, Marlborough College: Violin Recital, accompanied by B. D. Hylton-Stewart (handbill, 4 copies).
28 October 1937, Pavilion, Bournemouth: Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, conductd by Richard Austin (programme notes).
27 November [1937], Radley College: Violin Recital given for Radley College Musical Society (handbill).
15 June 1938, St. Paul's Cathedral: Recital by Jelly d'Arányi (handbill).
29 October 1938, [no venue]: Violin Recital, accompanied by Bertram Harrison (handbill, 2 copies).
12 December 1938, 55 Prince's Gate, SW7: Concert in aid of the distressed areas of South Wales, with Walter Widdop and Audrey Mildmay (vocal) and Moiseiwitsch (piano), accompanied by Ivor Newton.
15 February 1939, Speech Hall, Cranleigh School: accompanied by Bruce Hylton Stewart (handbill).
20 February 1939, Speech Room, Harrow School: London Philharmonic Orchestra (small orchestra), conducted by Henry Havergal (with notes and a list of the orchestral ensemble).
February-March 1940, Westminster Abbey: Mid-Day Recitals (4th series) (prospectus).
21 April 1940, West End Cinema, Birmingham: Thirteenth Sunday Concert given by the City of Birmingham Orchestra, conducted by W. K. Stanton (with notes, 2 copies).


Parcel 11 (JdA 1930s)
With the exception of the concerts on 25 May 1936 and 17 February 1937, all the performances listed here featured Jelly d'Arányi (violin)
26 October [1930], Grand Theatre, Derby: with Dennis Noble, Constance Williams and Wilfred Ward (vocal) and G. Mantle Childes (piano), accompanied by Gladys Whitfield.
9 May 1931, Town Hall, Oxford: Recital of Works for Two Violins with Adila Fachiri, accompanied by Ethel Hobday.
6 November 1931, Queen's Hall: New Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty (with notes).
19 and 20 February 1932, Symphony Hall, Boston: for the sixteenth programme of the Boston Symphony Orchestra 16th programme, conducted by Serge Koussevitzky, including the first performance of Aaron Copland, Symphonic Ode (with Historical and Descriptive Notes by Philip Hale and a list of the orchestral ensemble).
25 October [1932/38], Canterbury College of Art: Recital for the Canterbury Music Club, accompanied by James Sherrin (handbill).
10 May [1933/39), Guildhall, Cambridge: Recital accompanied by Ethel Hobday (handbill).
5 June [1933/39], Wigmore Hall: Violin Recital accompanied by Gerald Moore (handbill).
13 and 14 November 1933, [Queen's Hall]: Courtauld-Sargent Concerts (5th series) with Beveridge Webster (piano) and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Heward (with historical, descriptive and biographical notes, a list of the orchestral ensemble and photographs).
14 January 1934, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam: directed by Eduard van Beinum
22 January 1934, Den Haag: Viool-Recital accompanied by Geza Frid (with notes).
8 February 1934, St. Andrew's Hall, Norwich: Norwich Philharmonic Society 252nd concert, conducted by Dr. Heathcote Statham (with notes and a list of the orchestral ensemble).
7 March 1934, Salle du Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles: 2me Concert d’Orchestre, directed by Robert Ledent (with notes).
24 March [1934], Hall of the Boys' County School, Bromley: Symphony Concert with Raymond Jeremy (viola), conducted by Percy Hull, given for the Bromley Orchestral Concerts (handbill).
17 December 1934, Kent House, Knightsbridge: Violin Recital accompanied by Ethel Hobday, for the Monteagle Memorial Music Library (announcement).
17 May 1935, Orpheon Portuense, Porto: 2o Recital accompanied by Ethel Hobday (handbill).
15 September 1935, Salisbury Cathedral: Recital of Music for Violin Solo and Duet with Adila Fachiri and Sir Walter Alcock (organ) (handbill).
21 May 1936, Seaford House: with James Smith (vocal), accompanied by Ethel Hobday and Joan Singleton.
25 May 1936, Dudley House, Park Lane: with Adila Fachiri (violin) Parry Jones (vocal) and Mark Hambourg (piano).
17 February 1937, County Hotel, Malvern: Violin Recital by Adila Fachiri as the 124th concert of the Malvern Concert Club (handbill, 2 copies).
Format
Date range of collection
1926 - 1940
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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