Item 51 - Letter from Donald Tovey to R. C. Trevelyan

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Letter from Donald Tovey to R. C. Trevelyan


  • [Mar 1929?] (Creation)

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39 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh. - A 'famous victory' has been won: 'Hedmont, (after being extremely offensive) has spoken his first rational words' and asked for a score marked with stage positions which he will try to carry out. Has written to [Charles] Ricketts and asked him to consult with Trevelyan as soon as Tovey can get a score 'interleaved & annoted'. He will send this on tomorrow and the day after. His notes will give his suggestions, the 'exact time of each tableau, passage & interlude', and what the music is emphasising. Will arrange the notes and interleavings so that the score is free for 'succinct & complete directions'.

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