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.

cite as

Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 147. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448982386635 accessed: 17 September, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Arnold Schoenberg
Composer
1874-1951

Listening to

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Erwartung
written by Arnold Schoenberg
performed by Arnold Schoenberg

Experience Information

Date/Time early January, 1931
Medium broadcast, live

Notes

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.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:06:26 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:20:02 +0100