Letter 305

Date by 11/23 May 1873
Addressed to Vasily Bessel
Where written Saint Petersburg
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian National Museum of Music (ф. 42, No. 232)
Publication Музыкальная новь (1923), No. 1, p. 54
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том V (1959), p. 318

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Пожалуйста. голубчик, захвати с собой на железную дорогу 10 р[ублей] сер[ебром], которые я должен занять у тебя, ибо, кажется, моих финансов не хватит.
П. Чайковский

Нумерацию сделаю.

Please, golubchik, bring 10 silver rubles with you to the railway station; I need to borrow them from you because, it seems, my funds are insufficient.
P. Tchaikovsky

I'm doing the numbering [1]

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky was referring to the numbering of the scenes of the opera The Oprichnik (see also Letter 311 to Bessel, 24 May/5 June 1873).