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Title: Scola Musicae Institut Supérieur de Hautes études Musicales sous la direction de Mr. Théo Charlier. Large scrap book album illustrating the history of this music academy during the period 1905 - 1912.
Description: Schaerbeek ( Schaarbeek - Bruxelles ) , Scola Musicae , 1905 - 1912. In-folio album, 34 x 21 cm, 310 pp, of which 278 pp contain scrap information. The album opens with a presentation booklet of the '' Scola Musica'' which was housed in a stately home at the Rue Gallait 90 in Schaerbeek. (with an original photograph of the founder Théo Gallait sitting in the main hall of the building). It contains further ca. 500 newpaper clippings on concerts organised by the Scola, concert programs, etc. E.g. On monday 18th December 1905 there is a concert directed by Joseph Jongen , entirely devoted to works of J.S. Bach. This unique album offers an insight into the workings of this very sofisticated music academy in a period when Brussels occupied an important place in Europe's music scene. Among the honorary members of the academy we find Mrs. Anna Boch, Arthur De Greef , Vincent d'Indy, Octave Maus, M. Schlesinger , Raoul Warocqué, Eugène Ysaye , ....The founder and first director of the Institute : Théo Charlier (1868 - 1944 ) was a composer and a central musical figure in Belgium. He was also a trumpet virtuoso and is credited with the first performance of Bach's Brandenburg concertos in modern times ( in April 1889). There still exists an International Trumpet Competition which carries his name. .


Price: EUR 1200.00 = appr. US$ 1304.22 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 47834