Verehrter Freund!

Ist's wahr, daß Sie in Berlin aufgeführt werden? 1 Es würde mich lebhaft interessiren, es zu hören, da ich über Berlin nach Russland reise. Vielleicht stimmt's mit den Daten.


Viele Grüße u. bonne chance!
Ihr Sie hochschätzender,
[signed:] Moriz Rosenthal

Baden bei Wien, (Sacher)
28/10, 1903

© Transcription Christoph Hust, 2007



Revered Friend,

Is it true that you are to be performed in Berlin? 1 I should be keenly interested to hear it, since I shall be traveling via Berlin to Russia. Perhaps the dates may coincide.


Best wishes, and good luck,
Yours admiringly,
[signed:] Moriz Rosenthal

Baden near Vienna, (Sacher)
October 28, 1903

© Translation Ian Bent, 2007



Verehrter Freund!

Ist's wahr, daß Sie in Berlin aufgeführt werden? 1 Es würde mich lebhaft interessiren, es zu hören, da ich über Berlin nach Russland reise. Vielleicht stimmt's mit den Daten.


Viele Grüße u. bonne chance!
Ihr Sie hochschätzender,
[signed:] Moriz Rosenthal

Baden bei Wien, (Sacher)
28/10, 1903

© Transcription Christoph Hust, 2007



Revered Friend,

Is it true that you are to be performed in Berlin? 1 I should be keenly interested to hear it, since I shall be traveling via Berlin to Russia. Perhaps the dates may coincide.


Best wishes, and good luck,
Yours admiringly,
[signed:] Moriz Rosenthal

Baden near Vienna, (Sacher)
October 28, 1903

© Translation Ian Bent, 2007

Footnotes

1 This refers to Ferruccio Busoni's performance of Schenker's Syrische Tänze as orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg on November 5, 1903. See Arnold Whittall, "Schoenberg and Schenker's Syrian Dances," in Heinrich Schenker: Selected Correspondence, ed. Ian Bent, David Bretherton, William Drabkin (Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2014), pp. 30‒43.

Commentary

Format
1p letter, holograph salutations, message and signature
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1945)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1945-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Moriz Rosenthal, deemed to be in the public domain
License
All reasonable steps have been taken to locate the heirs of Moriz Rosenthal. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, at schenkercorrespondence (at) mus (dot) camc (dot) uk

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