Manuscripts/Mixed Material Letter from Aaron Copland to Serge Koussevitzky, October 5, 1936.
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Oct 5 '36
Dear Sergei Alexandrovitch --
This letter will serve to introduce my fellow-composer and friend, Colin McPhee. I think it would interest you very much to meet with him and hear his score Tabu-Tabuhan. He has spent four years in Bali, and knows the musical idiom there better than any other musician in the world. Chavez played this score in Mexico this summer and was enthusiastic about it. I think you will find it full of exotic charm and new sonorities.