{recto}
Postkarte

[An: ] Herrn Dr. Schenker
Wien III
Reissnerstr. [sic] 38.

[postmark:] || BERLIN NW | 21. 9 20 2–3N | * [illeg] * ||

[printed within rectangular frame, twice diagonally deleted by hand:]
Fr. d. A. 21 1
Kgl. Pr. Bibliothek

{verso}
KÖNIGLICHE BIBLIOTHEK
Musik-Abteilung
BERLIN NW7, den 20. 9. 20
Unter den Linden 38
[unclear annotation by Altmann:] 10te. Englander 2 Jahre leer[?]

Hochgeehrter Herr Professor! 2

Die Schwarzweiss_Photographie des 1. Satzes der 5. Sinfonie von Beethoven wird voraussichtlich Anfang nächster Woche Jhnen zugehen. Ich habe ausgewirkt, daß die Berechnung nach der äussersten Möglichkeit günstig für Sie erfolgt.

Mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung und verbindlichsten Empfehlungen.


[signed:] Der Direktor der Musik-Abteilung
[signed:] Altmann

S.-Nr. 1158.

© Transcription Nicholas Marston, 2014

{recto}
Postcard

[To: ] Dr. Schenker
Vienna III
Reissnerstraße [sic] 38

[postmark:] || BERLIN NW | 21. 9 20 2–3 PM | * [illeg] * ||

[printed within rectangular frame, twice diagonally deleted by hand:]
Free-franking privilege 21 1
Royal Prussian Library

{verso}
ROYAL LIBRARY
Music Department
BERLIN NW7, September 20, 1920
Unter den Linden 38
[unclear annotation by Altmann:] 10th Englishman 2 years blank[?]

Highly revered Professor, 2

The black-and-white photographs of the first movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony will probably be sent to you at the beginning of next week. I have seen to it that the reckoning will be as favourable to you as possible.

With kind regards and sincerest compliments.


[signed:] The Director of the Music Department
[signed:] Altmann

Correspondence No. 1158

© Translation Nicholas Marston, 2014

{recto}
Postkarte

[An: ] Herrn Dr. Schenker
Wien III
Reissnerstr. [sic] 38.

[postmark:] || BERLIN NW | 21. 9 20 2–3N | * [illeg] * ||

[printed within rectangular frame, twice diagonally deleted by hand:]
Fr. d. A. 21 1
Kgl. Pr. Bibliothek

{verso}
KÖNIGLICHE BIBLIOTHEK
Musik-Abteilung
BERLIN NW7, den 20. 9. 20
Unter den Linden 38
[unclear annotation by Altmann:] 10te. Englander 2 Jahre leer[?]

Hochgeehrter Herr Professor! 2

Die Schwarzweiss_Photographie des 1. Satzes der 5. Sinfonie von Beethoven wird voraussichtlich Anfang nächster Woche Jhnen zugehen. Ich habe ausgewirkt, daß die Berechnung nach der äussersten Möglichkeit günstig für Sie erfolgt.

Mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung und verbindlichsten Empfehlungen.


[signed:] Der Direktor der Musik-Abteilung
[signed:] Altmann

S.-Nr. 1158.

© Transcription Nicholas Marston, 2014

{recto}
Postcard

[To: ] Dr. Schenker
Vienna III
Reissnerstraße [sic] 38

[postmark:] || BERLIN NW | 21. 9 20 2–3 PM | * [illeg] * ||

[printed within rectangular frame, twice diagonally deleted by hand:]
Free-franking privilege 21 1
Royal Prussian Library

{verso}
ROYAL LIBRARY
Music Department
BERLIN NW7, September 20, 1920
Unter den Linden 38
[unclear annotation by Altmann:] 10th Englishman 2 years blank[?]

Highly revered Professor, 2

The black-and-white photographs of the first movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony will probably be sent to you at the beginning of next week. I have seen to it that the reckoning will be as favourable to you as possible.

With kind regards and sincerest compliments.


[signed:] The Director of the Music Department
[signed:] Altmann

Correspondence No. 1158

© Translation Nicholas Marston, 2014

Footnotes

1 "Fr. d. A." = "Frei durch Ablöse".

2 Receipt of this postcard is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 3/1, p. 2285, September 25, 1920: "Von Dr. Altmann (K.): Ankündigung der Bilder für nächste Woche, auch eines ermäßigten Preises." ("From Dr. Altmann (postcard): notification of the photographs for next week as well as of a reduced price.").

Commentary

Rights Holder
Representatives of the Prussian State Library, permission sought
License
Permission to publish being sought from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.
Format
Printed postcard, postmark and handwritten recipient's address, recto; printed and stamped sender's address, typed message, holograph signature, annotations in Schenker's and an unknown hand, 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: 2015-05-28
Last updated: 2012-09-26