Music, 1907-2016 and n.d.
Sheet music, mostly handwritten, of compositions and arrangements by family members, with related papers. Includes a detailed list 'Braun Archive - Music', by Christopher Braun, Jan 2017.
- Folder 1: Gerhard Braun. Sheet music of songs and instrumental pieces composed by Gerhard Braun, including many pieces set to poems by Anneliese Braun or Ruth Tenney, 1919-1939 and n.d., with transcriptions of song lyrics, and short biography 'Gerhard Felix Braun (Berlin 1893 - 1946 Birmingham): Life and music' by Christopher Braun. Also includes leaflet, programme and original script for the concert 'Leaves from the Tree of Life - Blätter vom Baum des Lebens', 24 January 2016, where music of emigré composers, including five pieces by Gerhard Braun, was performed at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London.
- Folder 2: Felix Friedmann(-Braun). Printed copy of Andante aus dem Streichquartett in B dur Op. 67 von Johannes Brahms für Violine und Pianoforte gesetzt von Felix Friedmann [Andante from string quartet in B flat major Op. 67 by Johannes Brahms, arranged for violin and piano by Felix Friedmann] published by N. Simrock, Berlin 1907; copies and arrangements by Felix Friedmann(-Braun) of pieces by Mozart, Beethoven, Bizet, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Bach et al., mainly string quartets, n.d.
- Folder 3: Other manuscript music. Canons sung in the family, including unpublished pieces by Max Bruch [see also MS. Braun 219, Folder 7], n.d.; two movements from Quartet in G major by Christopher Braun, c. 1960; copies of pieces by Humperdinck, Ireland, Ramon, Nevin and Vaughan Williams in Gerhard Braun's hand, some with additions by Anneliese Braun, n.d.
- Creation: 1907-2016 and n.d.
1 box (3 folders)
Language of Materials
MS. Braun 221