Arnold Schoenberg in Leipzig - 1914

from Arnold Schoenberg Letters, page 45:

Having meanwhile been in London and Prague, I have only today found time to tell you how much pleasure your Leipzig performance of my chamber symphony gave me. Above all because it constituted a démenti of the remark about myself attributed to you and circulated by loutish newspaper-scribblers in order to damage me. In calmer moments I myself always knew that there could not have been anything more…   more >>

cite as

Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 45. accessed: 29 July, 2021

location of experience: Leipzig


Arnold Schoenberg

Listening to

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Chamber Symphony
written by Arnold Schoenberg
performed by Artúr Nikisch

Experience Information

Date/Time 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public


Letter from Arnold Schoenberg to Arthur Nikisch. Berlin, 31 January 1914.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:36:48 +0000
Approved on Fri, 22 Apr 2016 21:32:19 +0100