Adolf Borsdorf

Imogen Holst: Gustav Holst A Biography. Second Edition, London Oxford University Press, New York, Toronto. (1969, 1st pub. 1938). Ch.5: 1910, p.37:

E Bradley Strauchen : Historic Handover
E Bradley Strauchen relates the story of a notable Raoux
The Horn Magazine, Vol.7, No.3, December 1999

Alfred Brain

Leighton Jones, Alf Brain : the forgotten English virtuoso?
The Horn Magazine, Vol.10, No.3, April 2003, pp.18-27

Aubrey Brain

Michael Short: Gustav Holst, The Man and His Music
Oxford University Press, 1990, page 215
Chapter 12 International Acclaim 1922-1924

Stephen Gamble : Aubrey Brain, A Tribute
The Horn Magazine, Vol.1, No.2, Spring 1993, pp.8-10

Ian Wagstaff : Stepping Back in Time
The Horn Magazine, Vol.1, No.2, Spring 1993, p.1

Dennis Brain

A letter from Dennis Brain
February 3, 1953
The Horn Call May 1971 & August 2000 editions
International Horn Society

William Mann : Richard Strauss On LP
The Gramophone May 1953, pp.10-11

The London Mozart Players
February, 1954
Music and Musicians

RAF Musicians
April, 1954
Music and Musicians

The Guildhall Ensemble
October, 1954
Music and Musicians


Dennis Brain
unidentified newspaper
September 2, 1957

Obituary Dennis Brain A distinguished horn player
Monday September 2, 1957

Harold Rutland : Notes and Comments Dennis Brain
Musical Times
October, 1957

H.R. : Dennis Brain
Musical Times
October, 1957

Walter Legge : Dennis Brain
Gramophon November 1957
ICRC Autumn 1995

Source unknown
December 1957

Gerald Jackson : First Flute
edited by David Simmons
J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd., London 1968

Martin J. Prowse : The Unfamiliar Dennis Brain
Audio Record Review, October 1969, pp.678-9

Francis Routh : Contemporary British Music
The Twenty-five years from 1945 to 1970
London, Macdonald 1972 SBN 356 03773 8. p.246

Kenneth Thompson : A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Composers 1911-1971
London, Faber & Faber 1973 ISBN 0 571 09002 8

Geoffrey Skelton: Paul Hindemith The Man Behind the Music
London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1975 page 241

Jack Brymer : From Where I Sit
London, Cassell Ltd 35 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4SG, 1979

Andre Previn (ed.) : Orchestra
London, Macdonald & Jane's 1979, pp.20, 55, 72, 148

Elisabeth Schwartzkopf : On and Off the Record
Musical Adviser Establishment 1982

Michael Meckna : Twentieth-Century Brass Soloists
in Bio-Critical Sourcebooks On Musical Performance
ed. John Gillespie, Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press 1984, pp.40-41

Stephen Pettitt : Philharmonia Orchestra A Record of Achivement 1945-1985
Robert Hale limited 1985

My Orchestras and Other Adventures
The Memoirs of Boyd Neel
University of Toronto Press 1985

Stephen Pettitt : DENNIS BRAIN A Biography
1st edition 1976, 2nd edition 1987
Robert Hale Limited

Stephen Pettitt : Philharmonia Orchestra complete discography 1945-1987
John Hunt 1987

John C. Dressler : Dennis Brain a Seventieth-Birthday Tribute
The Horn Call, October 1991, pp.47ff

Humphrey Carpenter : Benjamin Britten A Biography
London, Faber & Faber Limited 1992, pp.184-5, 198, 365

Ian Wagstaff : A Very Nice Person
Yvonne Brain talks to Ian Wagstaff about her husband, Dennis
The Horn Magazine, Vol.2, No.1 1993, pp.14-15

Piers Burton-Page: Philharmonic Concerto
The Life and Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold
London, Methuen 1994, pp. 32, 67, 69

Allan Blackwood : Sir Thomas Beecham The Man and Music
Ebury Press 1994

Paul Campion and Rosy Runciman : Glyndebourne Recorded
Julia MacRae Books 1994

Dennis Brain commemorative plaque
ICRC Summer 1995/Collector news

A Celebration of 50 Years
Philharmonia Orchestra 1995

Musical Knights
John Hunt 1995

Makers of The Philharmonia
John Hunt 1996

Leopold Stokowski Discography-Concert register
John Hunt in collaboration with the Leopold Stokowski Society 1996

Peter Heyworth: Otto Klemperer His Life and Times. Vol.2, 1933-1973
Cambridge University Press, 1996. page 250-251:

A Comprehensive Discography of his Solo, Chamber and Orchestral Recordings
Margun Music,Inc. 1996

Yukihiro Okitsu : Dennis Brain on Japanese labels
ICRC Autumn 1996/Letters

Lyndon Jenkins : The RPO's early years ; Brain in demand
ICRC Winter 1996

Michael Smith, Frank Andrews, Ernest and Ernie Bayly Jnr. :
Columbia Graphophone Company Limited
Columbia "DX" and "YBX" 12 inch Series of 78 RPM Discs 1930-1959 A Discography
Matrix Publishing 1997

Richard Osborne : Herbert Von Karajan A Life in Music
London, Chatto & Windus 1998

James Blades : Drum-beater of the world ; Brain drain
ICRC Spring 1998

Alan Sanders : Walter Legge 1906-1979 Words and Music
Duckworth 1998

Michael Thompson : Hindsight
The BBC Music Magazine Critical Appraisal Dennis Brain Page 65
BBC Music Magazine, November 2000

Alexander Kok : A Voice in the Dark, The Philharmonia Years
Emerson Edition, 2002

Stephen Gamble : A Horn Virtuoso's Writings
Horn Player, vol 4, no 3, December 2007

Stephen Gamble : Dennis Brain 1921-1957
pp.4-6 (concert programme), Dennis Brain 50th Anniversary Concerts
Tuesday 6 November 2007, Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall
Wednesday 7 November 2007, 7.30 pm., Bedford Corn Exchange
Philharmonia Orchestra, 2007/8 Concert Season

Christopher Dyment : Toscanini In Britain
Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2012

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