General information
Type of the document Letter
SenderStein, Erwin
Sender (corporation)Boosey & Hawkes, London
Sender‘s location
Send date05.06.1950
RecipientSacher, Paul
Recipient (corporation)
Recipient‘s location
Acquiredtranscript by Jana Franková, 08/2017; the original letter is in Paul Sacher Stiftung
Former owner
OwnerPaul Sacher Stiftung, Basel
Owner‘s call number
Call number at IBMBH 1950-06-05
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Transcription of the letter

                                                                               Ref. ES/GJ

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           5th June, 1950.

Mr. Paul Sacher,
Pratteln (Basel)


Dear Mr. Sacher,


                I have been away a lot and have to apologise that I could not, therefore, answer some of your letters before. Today I am referring to your letters of the 8th, 19th, 26th and 30th May. Let us proceed in order.

                Your letter of 8th May: I was terribly sorry that I had to disappoint you by not having our score of “PERSEPHONE” ready in time. Actually we had to return the press proofs to Paris and the music is going [...]

                Martinu - “SINFONIA CONCERTANTE”: The errors are already corrected in the score which I sent you but it is quite possible that you will find other doubtful instances. In this case Martinu schould be consulted and I leave it to you whether you would prefer to write him yourself. I myself am quite prepared to write to Martinu again if you send me a list with the queries. [...]

Erwin Stein

Total number of leaves1
Number of pages bearing text1
Noteparaphe "ES/GJ" at the top of the letter; written on a letterhead Boosey and Hawkes, London; only transcription of the part of the letter available at B. Martinu Institute
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