Arnold Schoenberg in Berlin - 31 January, 1914

from Arnold Schoenberg Letters, pages 47, 48:

There are several very important things I must tell you about yesterday’s rehearsal of the chamber symphony. / First the good points: the thing as a whole seems to have been worked out pretty well. Except for some casual and some wrong rhythms and some passages that don’t come out at all, almost everything else would make an excellent impression if it were not that/ (and now come the bad points, which I must state most emphatically and …   more >>

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Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 47, 48. accessed: 18 June, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Arnold Schoenberg

Listening to

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Chamber Symphony
written by Arnold Schoenberg
performed by Hermann Scherchen

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 January, 1914
Medium live


Letter from Arnold Schoenberg to Hermann Scherchen, Berlin, 1 February 1914.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:49:31 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:15:45 +0100