Berg, Alban, Austrian composer (1885-1935). Typed letter signed ("Alban").

Vienna, 29 Dec. 1929.

Large 4to. 1½ pp. With two-line autogr. postscript signed by Helene Berg.


A comprehensive and amicable letter to the Danish composer and conductor Paul von Klenau, telling about some performances and commitments during the last month, and sending some musical material on which Klenau should take a look. "Superfluously, I have made some remarks on the treatment of the speaking voice, but have completely forgotten that there is also one in the 'Gurre-Lieder', what you will already know of your own experience [...]" (transl. from the German original).

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