Letter 3502

Date 22 February/5 March 1888
Addressed to Modest Tchaikovsky
Where written Paris
Language French
Autograph Location Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve (a3, No. 2046)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XIV (1974), p. 372
Notes Telegram

Text and Translation

French text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
Grand succès. Ambrasse.
Tschaikovsky

Big success [1]. Embrace.
Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. Tchaikovsky was referring to the 16th Châtelet concert in Paris on 21 February/4 March 1888, at which he conducted his Serenade for String Orchestra, the Andante cantabile and Nocturne (soloist Anatoly Brandukov), the Concert Fantasia (soloist Louis Diémer) and the Theme and Variations from his Suite No. 3.