Manuscripts/Mixed Material Letter from Aaron Copland to Roger Sessions, March 18, 1927.
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223 West 78th St.
New York -- March 18 
Dear Roger, --
I was delighted with your letter, the idea of your being in America and the thought that we shall see each other soon (which, incidentally, will save me from writing at great length now.) And how delightfully silly of you to have imagined that there was any shadow of a misunderstanding between us when my not writing to you is quite simply explained by the Concerto, that is finishing it and playing it. That was in February, and then of course I thought it was too late to write, since Teddy [Chanler] had been announcing your arrival for the last month and a half.
It goes without saying that I am very keen to see the Symphony. As far as I know Koussie expects to do it in April -- he even told me he might do an All-American program, though he didn't say whether or not he thought of doing the Symphony then. Anyway I know he is favorably disposed towards you and that an eventual performance is certain. I would even say it was certain for April if one could say that any conductor's plans are certain. Lets hope that Fate wills me in Boston at that time; otherwise I will have to be satisfied with a muddled version over the radio.
You are apparently not aware of the fact that I am returning to Europe this Spring due to the fact that they are doing the 'Music for the Theatre' at the Festival in Frankfort. Wouldn't it be nice if we could sail together? I am thinking of going on the Homeric, April 30th but have made no reservations yet. If you know the boat you are taking, do let me know it. (I travel 2nd class as a rule, but am considering 3rd tourist...and you?) I shall be in Paris until the end of June -- then to Frankfort -- and then somewhere for the summer in Germany or Italy.
I'm glad you liked the Jazz article. It has helped considerably to get the whole business out of my system. You will find me a young man admirably stripped of all theories now. Lets hope it lasts.
Heres to seeing you soon
P.S. My telephone no. is Susquehanna 0528