Arnold Schoenberg - the 1930's

from Arnold Schoenberg Letters, page 201:

On the other hand the concerts were a great pleasure to me, and you will understand how much I appreciate what you have done through these concerts and how you have done it. May I thank you again cordially. / The Kolischs played marvellously. Everything seems so simple, so self-evident in their performance, that one would think it is easy. Their virtuosity, their sonority, their understanding, their style, are admirable. I confess they are the best string quartet I [have] ever heard. I am so enthusiastic …   more >>

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Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 201. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448984846822 accessed: 17 September, 2021

Listeners

Arnold Schoenberg
Composer
1874-1951

Listening to

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Schoenberg's early string quartets
written by Arnold Schoenberg
performed by Kolisch Quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live

Notes

Letter from Arnold Schoenberg to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Los Angeles, 5 February 1937.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:47:26 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:25:24 +0100