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Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated February 7, 1934

Postkarte

{recto}
Absender: Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[An:] H. [/] Dr Oswald Jonas
[deletions and corrections in another hand:]
Berlin– Schönefeld Schöneberg
Mühlengasse [/] 2
W30
Bambergerstr. 25 II

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 41 | 7. II. 34 16 | * 4a * ||

{verso}
Geehrter, lieber Herr Dr Jonas!

Sie erhalten dieser Tage meine „S. Tänze”1 über meinen Auftrag) direct vom Verlag, der noch lebt. Gelegentlich wollen Sie noch darüber unterrichten, ob Sie F . . . w . . .2 gesehen u. gesprochen haben, wie er sich Ihnen gegenüber betragen hat. Mit besten Grüßen

u. Wünschen
Ihr
[ sign’d: ] H Schenker
7. 2. 34

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

Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated February 7, 1934

Postcard

{recto}
From: Schenker
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

[To:] Dr. Oswald Jonas
[deletions and corrections in another hand:]
Berlin– Schönefeld Schöneberg
Mühlengasse 2
W30
Bambergerstraße 25 II

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 41 | 7. II. 34 16 | * 4a * ||

{verso}
Dear Dr. Jonas,

In the next days you will receive my Syrian Dances|1 (per my instruction) direct from the publisher, which is still extant. Will you let me know at some point whether you have seen F . . . w . . .2 and how he has behaved toward you.

With best greetings and wishes,
Yours,
[ sign’d: ] H. Schenker
February 7, 1934

© Translation John Rothgeb 2006.

COMMENTARY:
Format: printed postcard, holograph addresses with forwarding changes in another hand recto, holograph message and signature verso
Sender address: Vienna III, Keilgasse 8
Recipient address: Berlin, W30, Bambergerstraße 25 II

FOOTNOTES:

1 Schenker’s Syrische Tänze for piano four hands, published in Vienna by Josef Weinberger around 1900. Ferrucio Busoni had the pieces performed on a concert in Berlin in 1903, in an orchestration (since lost) by Arnold Schoenberg. See OJ 12/6, [27], December 18, 1933, and Schenker’s reply, OJ 5/18, 3, December 21, 1933.

2 Wilhelm Furtwängler [create biogfile and link].

SUMMARY:
Has had his Syrische Tänze sent to J.

© Commentary, Footnotes, Summary John Rothgeb 2006.

Rothgeb, John
Schenker, Heinrich
DE
Cambridge University Faculty of Music-Ian Bent
Schenker, Heinrich; Jonas, Oswald; Syrische Tänze; Syrian Dances; Weinberger
Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated February 7, 1934
OJ 5/18, 36
1934-02-07
2006-08-03
Jonas
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.
Vienna
1934

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