{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all a single rule-frame:]

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

[An: ] Herrn Professor Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 1 WIEN 1 | 19‒20 | 10 - XI 1930 | * 4c * ||

{verso}
Wien, 10. November 1930.
G/
Herrn Professor Heinrich Schenker
Wien, III.
Keilgasse 8

Sehr geehrter Herr Professor! 1

Die "Freie Kieler Studentenschaft" ersucht uns um Bewilligung zum Abdruck des in Heft 1 Jahrgang 1921 des "Tonwille" erschienenen Aufsatzes "Von der Sendung des deutschen Genies" 2 und weist daraufhin, dass Sie Ihre Zustimmung hiezu bereits erteilt hätten. Wir bitten Sie, uns freundlichst zu bestätigen, dass Sie mit diesem Abdruck einverstanden sind und zeichnen


in vorzüglicher Hochachtung
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiongesellschaft
[signed:] Dr Kalmus

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all a single rule-frame:]

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

[To: ] Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 1 VIENNA 1 | 19‒20 | 10 - XI 1930 | * 4c * ||

{verso}
Vienna, November 10, 1930
G/
Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

Dear Professor, 1

The "Free Student Body of Kiel" is asking us for permission to reprint the article "The Mission of German Genius," which appeared in the first issue (1921) of Der Tonwille , 2 and draws attention to the fact that you have already given your consent to this. Please will you kindly confirm for us that you are in agreement with this reprinting, and remain


with kind regards,
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.,
[signed:] Dr. Kalmus

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all a single rule-frame:]

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

[An: ] Herrn Professor Heinrich Schenker
Wien III
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 1 WIEN 1 | 19‒20 | 10 - XI 1930 | * 4c * ||

{verso}
Wien, 10. November 1930.
G/
Herrn Professor Heinrich Schenker
Wien, III.
Keilgasse 8

Sehr geehrter Herr Professor! 1

Die "Freie Kieler Studentenschaft" ersucht uns um Bewilligung zum Abdruck des in Heft 1 Jahrgang 1921 des "Tonwille" erschienenen Aufsatzes "Von der Sendung des deutschen Genies" 2 und weist daraufhin, dass Sie Ihre Zustimmung hiezu bereits erteilt hätten. Wir bitten Sie, uns freundlichst zu bestätigen, dass Sie mit diesem Abdruck einverstanden sind und zeichnen


in vorzüglicher Hochachtung
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiongesellschaft
[signed:] Dr Kalmus

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012

{recto}
[printed in art deco typography, all a single rule-frame:]

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

[To: ] Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

[postmark:] || 1 VIENNA 1 | 19‒20 | 10 - XI 1930 | * 4c * ||

{verso}
Vienna, November 10, 1930
G/
Professor Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Keilgasse 8

Dear Professor, 1

The "Free Student Body of Kiel" is asking us for permission to reprint the article "The Mission of German Genius," which appeared in the first issue (1921) of Der Tonwille , 2 and draws attention to the fact that you have already given your consent to this. Please will you kindly confirm for us that you are in agreement with this reprinting, and remain


with kind regards,
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.,
[signed:] Dr. Kalmus

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 4/4, p. 3538, November 11, 1930: "Von der U.-E. (K.): ob ich der Kieler Studentenschaft meine Zustimmung gegeben habe?" ("To UE (postcard): Have I given my consent to the Kiel student body?").

2 "Von der Sendung des deutschen Genies," Der Tonwille Heft 1 (1921), 1‒21; Eng. trans., I, pp. 3‒20. This is recorded in the invoice OC 52/862, October 10, 1930. The intention was to reprint it in the student newspaper of the Kiel Music Conservatory.

Commentary

Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (1930-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-1977)—New York Public Library (c.1977-)
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
printed postcard in art deco typography all in single rule-frame with printed and typed addresses recto, typed message, stamped and holograph signatures verso
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

Digital version created: 2012-12-03
Last updated: 2012-12-03