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Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated March 29, 1934


Absender: Schenker
Wien, III
Keilgasse 8

[An:] H [/] Dr Oswald Jonas
Berlin W 30
Bambergerstr. [/] 25

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 40 | 30.III.34 19 | * 4f * ||

Geehrter, lieber Herr Dr Jonas!

Ein Vorläufiges: Herzlichsten Dank für Ihren l. Brief1 u. den Index|2 (der mir wirklich imponiert hat). Ich komme auf alle Fragen zurück, muß aber alle Kräfte aufbieten um den fr. S.2 in den nächsten Tagen abzuschließen!

Fröhliche Ostern! Mit besten Grüßen von mir u. meiner Frau.

[ sign’d: ] H Schenker

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

Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated March 29, 1934


From: Schenker
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

[To:] Dr. Oswald Jonas
Berlin W 30,
Bambergerstraße 25

[postmark:] || 3 WIEN 40 | 30.III.34 19 | * 4f * ||

Dear Dr. Jonas,

As a preliminary: many thanks for your kind letter1 and the index2 (which really did impress me). I will respond to all questions later, but must at the moment gather all powers in order to complete Free Composition|3 in the coming days!

Happy Easter! With best greetings from my wife and me,

[ sign’d: ] H. Schenker
March 29, 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 W 30, Bambergerstraße 25


1 OJ 12/6, [30], March 16, 1934.

2 The Table of Contents for Jonas’s Das Wesen des musikalischen Kunstwerks: Eine Einführung in die Lehre Heinrich Schenkers (Vienna: Saturn-Verlag, 1934), enclosed with OJ 12/6, [30], March 16, 1934.

3 Der freie Satz, NMTP III. Cf. OJ 5/18, 35, January 9, 1934; the work now remaining to be done is on the chapters “Meter” and “Form” (see OJ 5/18, 34).

Acks OJ 12/6, [30] and praises Table of Contents of Jonas's Das Wesen des musikalischen Kunstwerks; is finishing Der freie Satz.

© Commentary, Footnotes, Summary John Rothgeb 2006.

Rothgeb, John
Schenker, Heinrich
Cambridge University Faculty of Music-Ian Bent
Schenker, Heinrich; Jonas, Oswald; Wesen des musikalischen Kunstwerks; Einführung in die Lehre Heinrich Schenkers; Der freie Satz; Free Composition; Easter
Handwritten postcard from Schenker to Jonas, dated March 29, 1934
OJ 5/18, 37
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 schenkercorrespondence@mus.cam.ac.uk.
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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