Sehr geehrter Herr! 1

Ich beeile mich, Ihnen gegenüber noch einmal ausdrücklich die übrigens schon mehrmals erwähnte Bestimmung des Vertrages vom Dezember 1905 zu bestätigen, 2 wornach ich die Kosten auch des II Bandes meines Werkes zu tragen habe. 3

Für das in Aussichtstellen des Bandes für März, oder April danke ich bestens.


Mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung
[signed:] H Schenker

17. 10. 08.

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017



Dear Sir, 1

I hasten once again to confirm with you explicitly the terms of the contract of December 1905, 2 which have in fact already been mentioned several times, according to which I have to bear the costs also of volume II of my work. 3

Many thanks for the prognosis of March of April for the volume.


With kind regards,
[signed:] H. Schenker

October 17, 1908

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017



Sehr geehrter Herr! 1

Ich beeile mich, Ihnen gegenüber noch einmal ausdrücklich die übrigens schon mehrmals erwähnte Bestimmung des Vertrages vom Dezember 1905 zu bestätigen, 2 wornach ich die Kosten auch des II Bandes meines Werkes zu tragen habe. 3

Für das in Aussichtstellen des Bandes für März, oder April danke ich bestens.


Mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung
[signed:] H Schenker

17. 10. 08.

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017



Dear Sir, 1

I hasten once again to confirm with you explicitly the terms of the contract of December 1905, 2 which have in fact already been mentioned several times, according to which I have to bear the costs also of volume II of my work. 3

Many thanks for the prognosis of March of April for the volume.


With kind regards,
[signed:] H. Schenker

October 17, 1908

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

Footnotes

1 Writing of this letter is not recorded in Schenker's diary.

2 = CA [205], December 5, 1905 (contract for vol. I), as stipulated in Cotta’s letter of OJ 9/31, [20], October 15, to which this letter is a response.

3 This sentence is marked with pencil square brackets before and after, probably by a Cotta employee, corresponding with the pencil bracketing in the carbon copy CA 88 of OJ 9/31, [20].

Commentary

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.
Format
1p letter, holograph salutation, message, valediction, and signature, annotations by Cotta employee
Provenance
J.G. Cotta’sche Nachfolger/Stuttgarter Zeitung (document date-c.1954); Cotta-Archiv (Stiftung der Stuttgarter Zeitung), Schiller-Nationalmuseum, Marbach am Neckar, Germany (c.1954-)

Digital version created: 2017-09-21
Last updated: 2012-11-02