Carlos Chávez - 1934

from Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte., page 393:

Here is the program of our last concert. I hope you will agree with the way your work was placed between the Stravinsky suite and H.P.[Ballet by Chávez]. The performance was accurate and “simple”; we had 10 rehearsals and it was worked out with the utmost of interest and energy; the orchestra men were at first sceptical but by the third rehearsal or so they had a more genuine and growing interest. / I was amazed to see this, as it seldom happens with your works and mine. This last concert was the best of the entire season; it was warm and enthusiastic. It is impossible to…   more >>

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Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte (ed.), Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte. (New York, 1979), p. 393. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424774829310 accessed: 1 December, 2021

Listeners

Carlos Chávez
director of the Mexican Symphonic Orchestra, founder of the Mexican Symphonic Orchestra, Composer, Conducting […]
1899-1978

Experience Information

Date/Time 1934
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Carlos Chávez to Aaron Copland, Mexico D.F., December 1, 1934.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:47:09 +0000
Approved on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:44:23 +0000