Arnold Schoenberg in London - early January, 1931
from Arnold Schoenberg Letters, page 147:
What a pity you didn’t hear ‘Erwartung’. I think it was very good. I have never before worked so well with an orchestra, never before rehearsed so well, heard so well, kept such a good beat, at this time.
Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 147. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448982386635 accessed: 6 December, 2023
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Letter from Arnold Schoenberg to Anton Webern, Berlin, 22 January 1931. Schoenberg had conducted his 'Erwartung' for a B.B.C. broadcast in London at the beginning of January.