Autograph letter signed, dated : [Berlin] Jan. 25 1929, to [Hermann] Scherchen, 1929 Jan. 25.

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Schreker, Franz, 1878-1934. Autograph letter signed, dated : [Berlin] Jan. 25 1929, to [Hermann] Scherchen, 1929 Jan. 25.

Autograph letter signed, dated : [Berlin] Jan. 25 1929, to [Hermann] Scherchen, 1929 Jan. 25.

Asking if he will perform Schrecker's Kleine Suite für Orchester, briefly describing the work, asking if Scherchen would also like Schreker's [Vom] ewigen Leben, etc.

1 item (2 p.) ; (8vo)

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Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library)

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Scherchen, Hermann, 1891-1966

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German conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Leipzig?] Jan. 15 1921, to Herr Dünnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel], 1921 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668850 Scherchen left Germany in 1933 in voluntary protest of the new Nazi regime. Later that year he organized what he termed a musical workshop (Arbeitstagung) in Strassburg, intended especially for young musicians, and with the additional intention of providing a forum for perfo...

Schreker, Franz, 1878-1934

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Alma recounts anecdotes about Schreker in her memoir Mein Leben. His letter of 1933, written in the midst of the escalating takeover of Germany by the Nazis following their election victory, indicates that he had just visited Alma in Vienna and had sought her advice about professional possibilities. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864410 Viennese opera composer. From th...