Item 7 - Postcard from C. Armstrong Gibbs to R. C. Trevelyan

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TRER/21/7

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Postcard from C. Armstrong Gibbs to R. C. Trevelyan

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  • 17 Nov 1920 [postmark] (Creation)

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Wildcroft, Danbury, Essex. - Has just been 'dealing with' the "Eumenides" [reference to his music for Trevelyan's translation of Aeschylus' "Oresteia"?] from a proof copy: notes that the translation of the last four lines is missing, and quotes the Greek. Asks Trevelyan if he can send his translation to Goodwin & Tabb [music publishers]; Gibbs will instruct them to insert the missing lines. Notes one of the lines of Trevelyan's translation is difficult in the last verse, where one word is 'repeated 3 times by itself in the music'; supposes however that this does not matter.

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  • English

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