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

Postkarte
[picture, with caption: Panorama v.d. Gaisbergspitze, Salzburg]

HOFRAT LUDWIG KARPATH
WIEN IV.,
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE Nr. 16
TELEPHON: U-49-0-61

[An:] Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 WIEN 50 | 22.X.31. ‒8 | * 4g * ||

{verso}
Wien, 21/X 1931

L. F. 1

ich glaube es ist am besten, wenn ich ein Schriftstück in dem von Ihnen vorgeschlagenen Sinne ausfertige und mich als „Kunstbeirat des Unterrichtsministers“ unterfertige. 2 Bitte rufen Sie mich an, da einigt man sich schneller. So zwischen 10–11 vorm.


Schönster Gruß
Ihr
[signed:] Karpath

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2013

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

Postcard
[picture, with caption: panorama seen from the top of the Gaisberg, Salzburg]

COURT COUNCELOR LUDWIG KARPATH
VIENNA IV
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE 16
TELEPHONE: U-49-0-61

[To:] Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 VIENNA 50 | 22.X.31. ‒8 | * 4g * ||

{verso}
Vienna, October 21, 1931

Dear Friend, 1

I think it best if I myself put something in writing along the lines suggested by you, and sign it myself as "Artistic Adviser to the Minister of Education". 2 Please telephone me: that way agreement can be reached more quickly. Between 10 and 11 in the morning then.


Best greetings from
Your
[signed:] Karpath

© Translation Ian Bent, 2016

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

Postkarte
[picture, with caption: Panorama v.d. Gaisbergspitze, Salzburg]

HOFRAT LUDWIG KARPATH
WIEN IV.,
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE Nr. 16
TELEPHON: U-49-0-61

[An:] Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 WIEN 50 | 22.X.31. ‒8 | * 4g * ||

{verso}
Wien, 21/X 1931

L. F. 1

ich glaube es ist am besten, wenn ich ein Schriftstück in dem von Ihnen vorgeschlagenen Sinne ausfertige und mich als „Kunstbeirat des Unterrichtsministers“ unterfertige. 2 Bitte rufen Sie mich an, da einigt man sich schneller. So zwischen 10–11 vorm.


Schönster Gruß
Ihr
[signed:] Karpath

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2013

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

Postcard
[picture, with caption: panorama seen from the top of the Gaisberg, Salzburg]

COURT COUNCELOR LUDWIG KARPATH
VIENNA IV
PRINZ EUGEN-STRASSE 16
TELEPHONE: U-49-0-61

[To:] Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 4 VIENNA 50 | 22.X.31. ‒8 | * 4g * ||

{verso}
Vienna, October 21, 1931

Dear Friend, 1

I think it best if I myself put something in writing along the lines suggested by you, and sign it myself as "Artistic Adviser to the Minister of Education". 2 Please telephone me: that way agreement can be reached more quickly. Between 10 and 11 in the morning then.


Best greetings from
Your
[signed:] Karpath

© Translation Ian Bent, 2016

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 4/5, p. 3672, October 22, 1931: "Von Karpath (K.): will selbst ein Schriftstück ausstellen!" ("From Karpath (postcard): he will set out something in writing himself"").

2 This probably concerns the matter discussed on OJ 12/9, [28].

Commentary

Format
printed postcard; picture, stamped sender address, holograph recipient address recto; holograph salutation, message, valediction and signature verso
Rights Holder
Heirs of Ludwig Karpath
License
Permission being sought from heirs of Ludwig Karpath. Any claim to intellectual rights should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

Digital version created: 2016-06-16
Last updated: 2010-03-18