{recto}
[All in a decorated rule-frame]

[Absender:] H Schenker
III., Reisnerstr. 38.

[An:] H. Prof. M. Violin
XIV., Sechshauserstr. 126

[postmark:] || 1½ WIEN 77 | 10. VI. 09 VII | * a * ||

{verso}

Fl! 1

Vielleicht zu spät, immerhin aber sei dir mitgeteilt, daß ich morgen zu Ibsen nicht gehen kann. 2

Es müssen noch die letzten Bögen, 3 die ich habe, consumirt werden, u. Mittelm. erscheint.


Dein
[signed:] H

10. 6. 09

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2018

{recto}
[All in a decorated rule-frame]

[From:] H. Schenker
[Vienna] III, Reisnerstraße 38

[To:] Prof. M. Violin
[Vienna] XIV, Sechshauserstraße 126

[postmark:] || 1½ VIENNA 77 | 10. VI. 09 VII | * a * ||

{verso}

Floriz, 1

Perhaps it's too late, but nevertheless please be aware that I am not able to go to Ibsen tomorrow. 2

The last pages 3 that I have must be polished off, and Mittelmann is coming.


Your
[signed:] H.

June 10, 1909

© Translation Ian Bent, 2018

{recto}
[All in a decorated rule-frame]

[Absender:] H Schenker
III., Reisnerstr. 38.

[An:] H. Prof. M. Violin
XIV., Sechshauserstr. 126

[postmark:] || 1½ WIEN 77 | 10. VI. 09 VII | * a * ||

{verso}

Fl! 1

Vielleicht zu spät, immerhin aber sei dir mitgeteilt, daß ich morgen zu Ibsen nicht gehen kann. 2

Es müssen noch die letzten Bögen, 3 die ich habe, consumirt werden, u. Mittelm. erscheint.


Dein
[signed:] H

10. 6. 09

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2018

{recto}
[All in a decorated rule-frame]

[From:] H. Schenker
[Vienna] III, Reisnerstraße 38

[To:] Prof. M. Violin
[Vienna] XIV, Sechshauserstraße 126

[postmark:] || 1½ VIENNA 77 | 10. VI. 09 VII | * a * ||

{verso}

Floriz, 1

Perhaps it's too late, but nevertheless please be aware that I am not able to go to Ibsen tomorrow. 2

The last pages 3 that I have must be polished off, and Mittelmann is coming.


Your
[signed:] H.

June 10, 1909

© Translation Ian Bent, 2018

Footnotes

1 Writing of this postcard is not recorded in Schenker's diary. No letters or postcards from Moriz Violin to Schenker from 1909 survive.

2 Ibsen's dramatic epilog in three acts, Når vi døde vaagner [Wenn wir Toten erwachen; When We Dead Awaken] was playing at the Johann Strauss Theater on June 11. There is no reference to this in Schenker's diary.

3 Of Kontrapunkt I (1910). On May 25, Schenker's diary records the completion of the proofs of the first section of that work.

Commentary

Format
printed postcard, holograph sender and recipient addresses recto; holograph salutation, message, valediction, and signature verso
Provenance
Violin, Moriz (document date-1956)--Heirs of Moriz Violin (1956-195?)--University of California, Riverside (195?--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Henrich Schenker, deemed to be in the public domain
License
All reasonable steps have been taken to locate the heirs of Heinrich Schenker. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence[at]mus[dot]cam[dot]ac[dot]uk

Digital version created: 2018-05-22
Last updated: 2010-02-10