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

Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
III. Reisnerstr. 38

[postmark:] WIEN I/I | [?1.2.16] V 11 15 | * 15 * ||

Dienstag ½ 11 1
[left side of recto overwritten by: ] 49

L. Fr. 2


Ich komme [?soeben] vom Gericht, [mö]chte Sie sprechen. Da Sie leider telephonisch nicht zu erreichen sind, so bitte ich Sie, vielleicht mich anzurufen oder mich zu besu- {verso} chen. Ich bin ab 1 Uhr zuhause.


Herzl.
[signed:] Karpath

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2013

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

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
[Vienna] III, Reisnerstraße 38

[postmark:] VIENNA I/I | [?1.2.16] V 11 15 | * 15 * ||

Tuesday ½ 11 1
[left side of recto overwritten by: ] 49

Dear Fr. 2


I have just come from the court, and should like to speak with you. Since unfortunately you cannot be reached by telephone, please either call me or come and see me. {verso} I will be home from 1 p.m.


Cordially
[signed:] Karpath

© Translation Ian Bent, 2016

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

Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
III. Reisnerstr. 38

[postmark:] WIEN I/I | [?1.2.16] V 11 15 | * 15 * ||

Dienstag ½ 11 1
[left side of recto overwritten by: ] 49

L. Fr. 2


Ich komme [?soeben] vom Gericht, [mö]chte Sie sprechen. Da Sie leider telephonisch nicht zu erreichen sind, so bitte ich Sie, vielleicht mich anzurufen oder mich zu besu- {verso} chen. Ich bin ab 1 Uhr zuhause.


Herzl.
[signed:] Karpath

© Transcription Martin Eybl, 2013

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

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
[Vienna] III, Reisnerstraße 38

[postmark:] VIENNA I/I | [?1.2.16] V 11 15 | * 15 * ||

Tuesday ½ 11 1
[left side of recto overwritten by: ] 49

Dear Fr. 2


I have just come from the court, and should like to speak with you. Since unfortunately you cannot be reached by telephone, please either call me or come and see me. {verso} I will be home from 1 p.m.


Cordially
[signed:] Karpath

© Translation Ian Bent, 2016

Footnotes

1 February 1, 1916 was a Tuesday.

2 Receipt of this postcard is not recorded in Schenker's diary, which does however record at OJ 2/1, p. 123, February 2, 1916: "Nach Tisch zu Karpath, ihn leider nicht angetroffen. Welche Rücksichtslosigkeit!!" ("After lunch to Karpath, unfortunately did not find him at home. How inconsiderate of him!!").

Commentary

Format
printed postcard, holograph recipient address and message beginning, annotation in unknown hand, recto; holograph message continuation, valediction, and signature verso
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1955)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1955-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Ludwig Karpath
License
Permission to publish being sought. 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.

Digital version created: 2016-08-16
Last updated: 2010-03-18