„Universal-Edition“ A.-G.
(Jos. Aibl Verlag, G.m.b.H.)
Leipzig [/] Sternwartestrasse 1520.
Wien [/] I., Wipplingerstrasse 32.
[etc.]

Wien, 26. Oktober 09

Wohlgeboren Herrn Professor Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien.

Sehr geehrter Professor! 1

Wir würden sehr bitten, uns an einem der nächsten Vormittage 2 das Vergnügen Ihres geschätzten Besuches schenken zu wollen.

Die "Chromatische Phantasie und Fuge" soll nun endgiltig zur Drucklegung gelangen und haben wir diesbezüglich noch einige Kleinigkeiten zu besprechen.


Hochachtungsvoll ergeben
Universal-Edition Aktiengesellschaft
[signed:] Emil Hertzka

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2016


Universal Edition & Co.
(Jos. Aibl Publisher & Co.)
Leipzig [/] Sternwartestrasse 1520
Vienna [/] I, Wipplingerstrasse 32
[etc.]

Vienna, October 26, 1909

Professor Heinrich Schenker, Esq.
Vienna

Dear Professor, 1

We would be most grateful if you would kindly grant us the pleasure of a visit one of th coming mornings. 2

The Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue is finally about to go for printing, and we have a few details to discuss with you regarding it.


With kind regards, your devoted
Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] Emil Hertzka

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2016


„Universal-Edition“ A.-G.
(Jos. Aibl Verlag, G.m.b.H.)
Leipzig [/] Sternwartestrasse 1520.
Wien [/] I., Wipplingerstrasse 32.
[etc.]

Wien, 26. Oktober 09

Wohlgeboren Herrn Professor Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien.

Sehr geehrter Professor! 1

Wir würden sehr bitten, uns an einem der nächsten Vormittage 2 das Vergnügen Ihres geschätzten Besuches schenken zu wollen.

Die "Chromatische Phantasie und Fuge" soll nun endgiltig zur Drucklegung gelangen und haben wir diesbezüglich noch einige Kleinigkeiten zu besprechen.


Hochachtungsvoll ergeben
Universal-Edition Aktiengesellschaft
[signed:] Emil Hertzka

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2016


Universal Edition & Co.
(Jos. Aibl Publisher & Co.)
Leipzig [/] Sternwartestrasse 1520
Vienna [/] I, Wipplingerstrasse 32
[etc.]

Vienna, October 26, 1909

Professor Heinrich Schenker, Esq.
Vienna

Dear Professor, 1

We would be most grateful if you would kindly grant us the pleasure of a visit one of th coming mornings. 2

The Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue is finally about to go for printing, and we have a few details to discuss with you regarding it.


With kind regards, your devoted
Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] Emil Hertzka

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2016

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is not recorded in Schenker's diary. The letter triggers a period of conflict between UE and Schenker lasting until November 12 over the right of a publisher to influence the content of the author's material.

2 "Vormittage" ("mornings"): underlined in crayon by Schenker.

Commentary

Rights Holder
Universal Edition, published here by kind permission
License
Published by kind permission of Universal Edition granted on December 6, 2010
Format
1p letter, printed letterhead, typewritten recipient address, salutation, message, and valediction, stamped and holograph signatures
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

Digital version created: 2016-09-30
Last updated: 2010-02-07