Arnold Schoenberg in Los Angeles - the 1900's

from Arnold Schoenberg Letters, page 264:

Between 1925 and 1935 I did not dare to read or to listen to Mahler’s music. I was afraid that my aversion to it in a preceding period might return. Fortunately, when I heard in Los Angeles a moderately satisfactory performance of the Second [Mahler's Second Symphony], I was just as enchanted as ever before; it had lost none of its persuasiveness.  

cite as

Arnold Schoenberg, and Erwin Stein (ed.), Arnold Schoenberg Letters (1964), p. 264. accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: Los Angeles


Arnold Schoenberg

Listening to

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Symphony no. 2
written by Gustav Mahler, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public


Letter from Arnold Schöenberg to Olin Downes, Los Angeles, 21 December 1948

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:54:58 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:29:23 +0100