Letter 3231

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Date 19 April/1 May 1887
Addressed to Aleksandra Svyatlovskaya
Where written Maydanovo
Language Russian
Autograph Location Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 8)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XIV (1974), p. 94

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
19 апр[еля]

Александра Владимировна!

Очень рад, что легко могу исполнить Ваше желание. Я сейчас написал П. И. Юргенсону, прося его выдать Вам экземпляр «Чародейки». Желаю Вам приятно провести лето и хорошенько отдохнуть.

Искренно преданный и уважающий Вас,

П. Чайковский

19 April

Most respected Aleksandra Vladimirovna!

I'm very glad that I can easily satisfy your wish [1]. I have just written to P. I. Jurgenson [2], asking him to supply you with a copy of "The Enchantress". I wish you a pleasant summer, and a decent rest.

Your sincerely devoted and respectful,

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky was replying to Aleksandra Svyatlovskaya's letter dated 17/29 April 1887, in which she asked if it would be possible to have a complimentary copy of the vocal-piano reduction of Tchaikovsky's opera The Enchantress.
  2. See Letter 3230 to Pyotr Jurgenson, 19 April/1 May 1887.