Manuscripts/Mixed Material Letter from Aaron Copland to Carlos Chávez, May 8, 1932.
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May 8 1932
Dear Carlos -----
So glad to get your letter with dates etc. I am sending you the Trio immediately. Please have it copied and sent back soon as I think I will need it and it is the only copy I had.
I will see to it that I am in Mexico before Oct. 7 so thatI can be there for the concert. I would like to be there for the Ode on August 19 but I don't think I can be there so soon.
The Yaddo Festival was a great success, even better than I had hoped. Sanroma played the Unidad well -- tho not the way you would have played it. I liked the piece very much -- it is pure Chavez. The Revueltas was very amusing. It seemed like a little Mexican drama and I could easily imagine it being danced. To my great surprise the Lange Quartet were very enthusiastic about it and say that they will play it again next season at Mr. Rossin's house. On the other hand, some of the musician -- listeners were confused because the form of the first two parts seemed so broken up -- but I wasn't. Congratulate him for me.
Now, at last, I am working. And thinking always of my trip to you and Mexico.