Ramblings and rumblings from a collector of recorded classical music
Monday, 21 March 2011
Jelly d’Arányi plays for The Strad
(Scan by kind courtesy of Mr. Julian Futter)
[NB This page is a streamlined version of the preceding post entitled ‘The Kindness of Strangers, Part 4’]
Below are links to two .rar files which contain items recorded by Jelly d’Arányi, singled out by Tully Potter in his article in The Strad.
Our deepest gratitude to renowned collector Raymond Glaspole for kindly providing excellent dubs of these rare original discs, as well as the accompanying discographical data. Mr. Glaspole’s transfers have been lightly denoised. Please note that sides have not been joined up in the Mozart Concerto or Vitali’s Chaconne.
The first .rar file, which can be downloaded here, contains the following records, as 7 FLAC format sound-files:
Vitali ed. Charlier Chaconne in g minor Jelly d’Arányi (violin), Arthur Bergh (piano) Columbia 9875 recorded 20 March & 4 April* 1929, USA [*or 6 & 20 March - there’s some disagreement]
Brahms arr. Joachim Hungarian Dance No.8 in a minor de Falla arr. Kochanski 7 Canciones populares - (vi) [orig. No.4] Jota Jelly d’Arányi (violin), Coenraad Bos (piano) Columbia 2061 M recorded 6 & 7 February 1928, USA
Joachim Romance in C Dienzl* Spinnlied Op.46 Jelly d’Arányi (violin), Ethel Hobday (piano) Vocalion K 05118 [*NB Dienzl’s name is misspelled ‘Dienzi’ in the sound-file name and tag] issued November 1924
Hubay Six Poèmes hongrois Op.27 - No.6 Allegro molto Anon. arr. Craxton Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - Alman Jelly d’Arányi (violin), Ethel Hobday (piano) Vocalion X 9981 issued May 1927
The second .rar file, which can be downloaded here, contains the following set, as 2 FLAC format sound-files:
Mozart Violin Concerto in G K.216 Serenade in D K.250 ‘Haffner’ - (ii) Menuetto; Trio Jelly d’Arányi (violin), Aeolian Orchestra, Stanley Chapple Vocalion A 0242-44 issued November 1925
In addition, public institutions have made freely available several recordings by Jelly and her sister Adila Fachiri.
Bach Violin Concerto in d minor BWV 1043 Jelly d’Arányi, Adila Fachiri (violins), orchestra, Stanley Chapple Vocalion A 0252-53 issued February 1926
CHARM has made available two more records of the sisters:
attrib. J.S. Bach [Goldberg?] Trio Sonata in C BWV 1037 - (iv) Gigue Spohr Duet in D Op.67 No.2 - (iii) Larghetto Jelly d’Arányi, Adila Fachiri (violins), Ethel Hobday (piano) Vocalion D 02146 issued April 1924 Download each side as a FLAC file here and here
Purcell ed. Moffat Sonata in Four Parts No.9 in F Z.810 Jelly d’Arányi, Adila Fachiri (violins), Ethel Hobday (piano) Vocalion K 05177 issued July 1925 Download each side as a FLAC file here and here
(Again, the Purcell Sonata has not been joined up.)
If you’ve enjoyed these recordings, please revisit Grumpy’s Classics Cave in the near future, when a great deal more will be made available!