Letter 3942

Tchaikovsky Research
Date 25 September/7 October 1889
Addressed to Aleksandr Glazunov
Where written Saint Petersburg
Language Russian
Autograph Location unknown
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XV-А (1976), p. 185
Notes Manuscript copy in Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve

Text and Translation

Based on a handwritten copy in the Klin House-Museum Archive, which may contain differences in formatting and content from Tchaikovsky's original letter.

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
25 сентября 1889 г[ода]

Дорогой Александр Константинович!

Мне удобнее быть у Вас в четверг. Спасибо за приглашение; радуюсь свиданью с Вами.

Искренно преданный,

П. Чайковский

25 September 1889

I would prefer to be with you on Thursday. Thank you for the invitation; I shall be glad to meet with you [1].

Sincerely devoted,

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky was replying to an undated letter from Glazunov, who invited Tchaikovsky to call on him in Saint Petersburg on either Tuesday 26th or Thursday 28th September [O.S.]. It is not known whether the meeting took place.