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Angi Elias erlaubt sich eine kleine Brahms-Feier 1 zu veranstalten.

© Transcription Michaela Searfoorce, 2007, 2019

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Angi Elias takes the liberty of organizing a small Brahms Festival. 1

© Translation Michaela Searfoorce, 2007, 2019

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Angi Elias erlaubt sich eine kleine Brahms-Feier 1 zu veranstalten.

© Transcription Michaela Searfoorce, 2007, 2019

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Angi Elias takes the liberty of organizing a small Brahms Festival. 1

© Translation Michaela Searfoorce, 2007, 2019

Footnotes

1 Brahms's birthdate was May 7, 1833: the editorially suggested date proposes that Elias wrote this on or around the centenary of that date. (Counter to that, the other calling cards of this type all date from after Heinrich's death; however the printing on this card is in a different typeface from the other three.) Corroboration of the suggested date may come from Schenker's diary at OJ 4/6, p. 3836, May 24, 1933: "Frl. Elias schenkt mir das Doppelkonzert von Brahms." ("Miss Elias makes a present to me of the Double Concerto by Brahms."). The Double Concerto featured on the centenary concert program of May 19, 1933, organized by the German Brahms Society and given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler.

Commentary

Format
printed calling card, holograph message, recto
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1945)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1945-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Heirs or representatives of Angi Elias; deemed to be in the public domain
License
Deemed to be in the public domain. All reasonable efforts have been made to identify any heirs or representatives of Angi Elias. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to Schenker Documents Online, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence[at]mus(dot)cam(dot)ac(dot)uk.

Digital version created: 2019-02-09
Last updated: 2012-11-02