Letter 4570

Tchaikovsky Research
Date 9/21 December 1891
Addressed to Eduard Nápravník
Where written Maydanovo
Language Russian
Autograph Location unknown [1]
Publication Переписка Е. Ф. Направника с П. И. Чайковским (1959), p. 178
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVI-А (1976), p. 287
Tschaikowsky-Gesellschaft Mitteilungen (2006), p. 14–15 (with German translation and facsimile, p. 15)
Notes Typed copy in Klin (Russia): Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve

Text and Translation

Based on a typed 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
Клин, 9 дек[абря]

Дорогой друг Эдуард Францович!

Потрудитесь, пожалуйста, уделить 5 минут на беседу с А. А. Ляровым и посоветуй ему, как действовать, чтобы попасть в персонал Мар[иинского] т[еатра].

Твой П. Чайковский

Klin, 9 December

Dear friend Eduard Frantsovich!

Please be so kind as to spare 5 minutes for a conversation with A. A. Lyadov, and advise him what to do in order to join the staff of the Mariinsky Theatre.

Yours P. Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. The autograph was sold in 2005 by Kotte Autographs, Stuttgart.