Letter 514

Date between 12/24 and 14/26 November 1876
Addressed to Eduard Nápravník
Where written Moscow
Language Russian
Autograph Location unknown
Publication Чайковский. Воспоминания и письма (1924), p. 230
Переписка Е. Ф. Направника с П. И. Чайковским (1959), p. 102
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том VI (1961), p. 87
Notes Telegram
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 telegram.

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
Ваши танцы очень понравились публике, от души радуемся и поздравляем. Вторник буду на репетиции.

Your dances very well received by the public, my hearty congratulations [1]. Will be at rehearsals Tuesday [2].

Notes and References

  1. The Kazachok (No. 2) and Russian Dance (No. 3), from Nápravník's Folk Dances suite for orchestra, Op. 20, had been performed at a Russian Musical Society concert in Moscow on 12/24 November 1876, conducted by Nikolay Rubinstein.
  2. For the opera Vakula the Smith, at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg.