{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all in deckled frame:]

Postkarte
UNIVERSAL-EDITION A.-G.
WIEN, I. KARLSPLATZ 6. (Musikvereinsgebäude)

[An: ] Herrn Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür.
Tirol.

[postmark:] || [illeg] WIEN 1 | 7. VII. 27 | 17-18 | * 4b * ||

{verso}
Wien, am 6. Juli 1927.
W/Be.
Herrn Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür in Tirol.

Sehr geehrter Herr Professor! 1

Auf Ihre Karte vom 30. v. M., 2 teilen wir Ihnen höfl. mit, dass die Neuauflage Ihrer Bearbeitung von Beethoven's op. 57 "Appassionata" noch nicht erschienen ist und wir werden Ihnen ein Exemplar derselben sofort nach Drucklegung zusenden. Was das in Frage gestellte Exemplar anlangt, so dürfte dasselbe noch ein solches der alten Auflage gewesen sein. Inzwischen empfehlen wir uns


hochachtungsvoll
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiongesellschaft
[signed:] pp Rothe

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all in deckled frame:]

Postcard
UNIVERSAL EDITION & CO.,
VIENNA I, KARLSPLATZ 6 (Musikverein Building)

[To: ] Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür
Tyrol

[postmark:] || [illeg] VIENNA 1 | 7. VII. 27 | 17-18 | * 4b * ||

{verso}
Vienna, July 6, 1927
W/Be.
Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür in Tyrol

Dear Professor, 1

In response to your postcard of the 30th of the month, 2 we take the liberty of informing you that the new issue of your edition of Beethoven's Op. 57 ("Appassionata") has not yet appeared and we will send you a copy of the same immediately after printing. As to the copy in question, it must have been one of the old edition. In the meantime, we remain


kind regards,
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] pp Rothe

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all in deckled frame:]

Postkarte
UNIVERSAL-EDITION A.-G.
WIEN, I. KARLSPLATZ 6. (Musikvereinsgebäude)

[An: ] Herrn Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür.
Tirol.

[postmark:] || [illeg] WIEN 1 | 7. VII. 27 | 17-18 | * 4b * ||

{verso}
Wien, am 6. Juli 1927.
W/Be.
Herrn Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür in Tirol.

Sehr geehrter Herr Professor! 1

Auf Ihre Karte vom 30. v. M., 2 teilen wir Ihnen höfl. mit, dass die Neuauflage Ihrer Bearbeitung von Beethoven's op. 57 "Appassionata" noch nicht erschienen ist und wir werden Ihnen ein Exemplar derselben sofort nach Drucklegung zusenden. Was das in Frage gestellte Exemplar anlangt, so dürfte dasselbe noch ein solches der alten Auflage gewesen sein. Inzwischen empfehlen wir uns


hochachtungsvoll
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiongesellschaft
[signed:] pp Rothe

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all in deckled frame:]

Postcard
UNIVERSAL EDITION & CO.,
VIENNA I, KARLSPLATZ 6 (Musikverein Building)

[To: ] Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür
Tyrol

[postmark:] || [illeg] VIENNA 1 | 7. VII. 27 | 17-18 | * 4b * ||

{verso}
Vienna, July 6, 1927
W/Be.
Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Galtür in Tyrol

Dear Professor, 1

In response to your postcard of the 30th of the month, 2 we take the liberty of informing you that the new issue of your edition of Beethoven's Op. 57 ("Appassionata") has not yet appeared and we will send you a copy of the same immediately after printing. As to the copy in question, it must have been one of the old edition. In the meantime, we remain


kind regards,
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] pp Rothe

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at p. 3086, July 9, 1927: "Von der U.-E. (K.): die Neuauflage des op. 57 sei noch nicht erschienen." ("From UE (postcard): the new edition of Op. 57 has not yet appeared."). This postcard exists in two sources: OC 52/842, the dispatched postcard with printed letterhead and signatures, and WSLB 386, the carbon copy of the recto only, without signatures but initialed.

2 = WSLB 385.

Commentary

Provenance
OC 52/842: Schenker, Heinrich (1927-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-1977)—New York Public Library (c.1977-) WSLB 386: Universal Edition Archive (1927-1976)—on permanent loan to the Wienbibliothek im Rathhaus (1976-)
Rights Holder
Universal Edition, A.G., Wien, published here by kind permission
License
email from Aygün Lausch (Universal Edition) to Ian Bent, 2004-09-09, confirming UE’s ownership of IPR and granting permission to publish. 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.
Format
OC 52/842: printed postcard in art deco typography all in deckled frame with printed and typed addresses recto, typed message, stamped and handwritten signatures verso WSLB 386: postcard, carbon copy, verso only, typed message, initialled, no signatures
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

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Last updated: 2012-07-20