Arnold Schoenberg in Vienna - 1909

from Arnold Schoenberg Letters, pages 293-294:

I have really been so busy that I could not find time to write to you immediately after the Seventh [Mahler’s seventh symphony]. Besides, there was something rather odd. Earlier, I always felt the urge to rush and say something to you about a performance immediately afterwards, while the full, warm impression of the work was still with me. Perhaps I secretly feared that the impression might evaporate, might diminish. And in …   more >>

cite as

Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 293-294. accessed: 29 July, 2021

location of experience: Vienna


Arnold Schoenberg

Listening to

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Symphony no. 2
written by Gustav Mahler, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Ferdinand Löwe

Experience Information

Date/Time 1909
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public


Letter from Arnold Schoenberg to Gustav Mahler, [Vienna], 29th December 1909

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:19:00 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:33:44 +0100