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Collection name Berlin Concert direction Hermann Wolff (1891-95)
Unique identifier 1560/1472
Description A miscellaneous collection of analytical programmes for five Philharmonische Concerte given at the Philharmonie, Berlin between 9 November 1891 and 14 January 1895, directed by Hans von Bülow (1891-1892) and Richard Strauss (1894-1895).

These were two-part concerts, with orchestral and concertante music in the first part and a single symphonic work in the second.

All programmes carry extensive historical and analytical notes, with musical examples, the majority of which are signed H.R. [Heinrich Reimann]. The programmes for the first two concerts provide a list of the orchestral ensemble.

All programmes include a brief announcement (with an outline programme) for the next performance in this series and conclude with a considerable number of musically-related advertisements.

9 November 1891: Joseph Joachim (violin).
14 March 1892: Jettka Finkenstein (vocal), Bernhard Stavenhagen (piano) and Prof. Emanuel Wirth (viola).
19 March 1894: Clotilde Kleeberg (piano).
26 November 1894: Willy Burmester (violin).
14 January 1895: Emile Sauret (violin).
Date range 1891 - 1895
Associated People and Organisations Wirth, Emanuel - Strauss, Richard - Stavenhagen, Berhard - Sauret, Emile - Reimann, Heinrich - Kleeberg, Clotilde - Joachim, Joseph - Finkenstein, Jettka - Concertdirection Hermann Wolff - Burmester, Willy - Bülow, Hans von - Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra -
Associated Places Philharmonie, Berlin
Associated Times 19th century - late Victorian 1876-1899
Associated Content Analytical Notes Musical Examples List of orchestral players Programme notes
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