[printed letterhead, placed sideways in left margin: ]

UNIVERSAL-EDITION, A.-G.
WIEN
I. Karlsplatz 6
Musikvereinsgebäude

Dr.K/Pz.
Wien, am 1. Dezember 1928.

Herrn Professor Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien, III.,
Keilgasse 8/12


Sehr verehrter Herr Professor! 1

Ihre Zuschrift vom 27.v.M. 2 ist in Abwesenheit unseres Herrn Direktor Hertzka eingetroffen und wir bitten Sie freundlichst sich mit der Erledigung derselben bis nach seiner Rückkehr, Mitte diese Monats, gedulden zu wollen.


mit vorzüglicher Hochachtung
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiengesellschaft
[signed:] Kalmus

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012

[printed letterhead, placed sideways in left margin: ]

UNIVERSAL EDITION & CO.,
VIENNA I,
Karlsplatz 6,
Musikverein Building

Dr.K/Pz.
Vienna, December 1, 1928

Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8/12


Highly revered Professor, 1

Your letter of the 27th of the month 2 arrived during the absence of our Director Hertzka . We ask you most kindly to wait for a reply to the same until after his return at the middle of this month.


with kind regards
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] Kalmus

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

[printed letterhead, placed sideways in left margin: ]

UNIVERSAL-EDITION, A.-G.
WIEN
I. Karlsplatz 6
Musikvereinsgebäude

Dr.K/Pz.
Wien, am 1. Dezember 1928.

Herrn Professor Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien, III.,
Keilgasse 8/12


Sehr verehrter Herr Professor! 1

Ihre Zuschrift vom 27.v.M. 2 ist in Abwesenheit unseres Herrn Direktor Hertzka eingetroffen und wir bitten Sie freundlichst sich mit der Erledigung derselben bis nach seiner Rückkehr, Mitte diese Monats, gedulden zu wollen.


mit vorzüglicher Hochachtung
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiengesellschaft
[signed:] Kalmus

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012

[printed letterhead, placed sideways in left margin: ]

UNIVERSAL EDITION & CO.,
VIENNA I,
Karlsplatz 6,
Musikverein Building

Dr.K/Pz.
Vienna, December 1, 1928

Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8/12


Highly revered Professor, 1

Your letter of the 27th of the month 2 arrived during the absence of our Director Hertzka . We ask you most kindly to wait for a reply to the same until after his return at the middle of this month.


with kind regards
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] Kalmus

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 4/2, p. 3297, December 3, 1928: "Von der U.-E. (Br.): Hertzka kommt Mitte des Monats nach Wien zurück." ("From UE (letter): Hertzka will return to Vienna at the middle of the month."). This letter exists in two sources: OC 52/846, the dispatched letter with printed letterhead and signatures, and WSLB 401, the carbon copy lacking letterhead and both signatures but initialed.

2 = WSLB 400. That the date was typed in later is evident from the carbon copy where a gap was initially left into which the date was entered by hand; "wir" (we) was initially typed as "ich" (I) and then erased and retyped as "wir," as is evident from the carbon copy where the error is corrected by hand.

Commentary

Provenance
OC 52/846: Schenker, Heinrich (1928-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-1977)—New York Public Library (c.1977-) WSLB 401: Universal Edition Archive (1928-1976)—on permanent loan to the Wienbibliothek im Rathhaus (1976-)
Rights Holder
Universal Edition, A.G., Wien, published here by kind permission
License
email from Aygün Lausch (Universal Edition) to Ian Bent, 2004-09-09, confirming UE’s ownership of IPR and granting permission to publish. Any claim to intellectual rights should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk.
Format
OC 52/846: 1p letter, horizontal format, printed letterhead, typed message with typed corrections, stamped and handwritten signatures WSLB 401: 1p letter, horizontal format, carbon copy, typed message with handwritten insertion and correction, initialled, no letterhead, no 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: 2012-08-02
Last updated: 2012-08-02