Letter 5036

Tchaikovsky Research
Date mid/late September 1893
Addressed to Sergey Taneyev
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (ф. 880)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. С. И. Танеев. Письма (1951), p. 185 ("1889–1893")
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVII (1981), p. 185

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Сергей Иванович!

Голубчик, проиграй ещё один разик симфонию.

П. Чайковский

Golubchik, let us play through the symphony just one more time [1].

P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Taneyev had been assisting Tchaikovsky with his own arrangement of the Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) for piano duet.