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Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated January 16, 1934


Absender: Schenker
Wien, III
Keilgasse 8

[An:] H. Dr Oswald Jonas
Mühlenst. 2

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 40 | 17. I. 34 11 | * 4f * |

Geehrter, lieber Herr Dr. Jonas!1

Darf ich Sie um die Adresse von Prof. Landshoff|2 bitten? Er laß mir durch Peters seine “Urt.-A.”3 der S. Bach-Inv.4 zukommen, ich aber kenne seine Adresse nicht. Entschuldigen Sie die Störung. Besten Dank! Sind Sie schon mit Hob.5 wieder eins?

Beste Grüße
[ sign’d: ] H Schenker

© In the public domain.
© Transcription John Rothgeb 2006.

Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated January 16, 1934


From: Schenker
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

[To:] Dr. Oswald Jonas
Mühlenstraße 2

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 40 | 17. I. 34 11 | * 4f * |

Dear Dr. Jonas,1

May I ask you for the address of Prof. Landshoff?2 He had his Urtext edition3 of the Bach Inventions|4 sent me by Peters, but I do not know his address. Please excuse the inconvenience. Many thanks! Are you and Hoboken5 again seeing eye to eye?

Best greetings,
[sign’d: ] H. Schenker
January 16, 1934

© Translation John Rothgeb 2006.

Format: printed postcard, holograph addresses recto, holograph message and signature verso
Sender address: Vienna III, Keilgasse 8
Recipient address: Berlin-Schöneberg, Mühlenstraße 2


1 This letter was numbered "34" by Jonas.

2 Ludwig Landshoff (1874–1941), German musicologist (pupil of Friedlaender, Fleischer, and Sandberger) and conductor. He was director of the Munich Bachverein 1918–28, but moved to Berlin thereafter. He produced the series of editions Alte Meister des Bel Canto, also edited music by C. P. E., J. S., and J. C. Bach, and others.

3 Urtext-Ausgabe

4 Ludwig Landshoff, ed., Die 15 zweistimmige Inventionen und die 15 dreistimmige Sinfonien im Urtext (Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1933; Peters Edition 11037).

5 Click on Anthony van Hoboken.

Asks for address of Ludwig Landshoff.

© Commentary, Footnotes, Summary John Rothgeb 2006.

Rothgeb, John
Schenker, Heinrich
Cambridge University Faculty of Music-Ian Bent
Schenker, Heinrich; Jonas, Oswald; Landshoff, Ludwig; Bach, J. S.; Inventiones; Hoboken, Anthony van
Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated January 16, 1934
OJ 5/18, 35
This document is deemed to be in the public domain as of January 1, 2006. Any claim to intellectual rights should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at [email protected].
Oswald Jonas (1934-1978)—Special Collections, University of California, Riverside (1978-)
IPR: In the public domain; Image: Special Collections, University of California, Riverside; Transcription, Translation, Commentary, Footnotes, and Summary: John Rothgeb.


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