J. G. COTTA’SCHE BUCHHANDLUNG NACHFOLGER
STUTTGART UND BERLIN

STUTTGART, den 27. Januar 1906.

Herrn Dr Heinrich Schenker
Wien III. Reisnerstr. 38.

Hochgeehrter Herr! 1

Wir beehren uns, Ihnen die höfliche Mitteilung zu machen, daß in dem Manuskript Ihres Buches „Phantasien und Theorien“ die folgenden Notenbeispiele fehlen: 2

08.987 Brahms op.62 Nr.7.
“ .988 Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer No: amoll
“ .996 Walküre II Akt 1 Scene
“ .997 Chopin op.41 Nr 1 Mazurka
09.000 Schumann op.11 Sonate fismoll
“ .016 Mozart, Streichquartett I Satz Cdur
{2} 09.018 Mozart, Streichquartett Cdur Andante
“ .035 Berlioz Symphonie phantastique Payne Ausg. Nr 22 S.156
“ .155 Bach, Matth. Passion Aria. Part. S.30 T.1–12
“ .156 Bach, Matth. Passion Part. S.168 T.1–4
“ .379a Bach, Fuge Cismoll

Wollen Sie die Güte haben, uns dieselben baldigst zu senden, damit der Satz schellstens fertiggestellt worden kann. – Sollten Sie zur Feststellung der Beispiele des Manuskriptes bedürfen, bitten wir um freundliche umgehende Nachricht, wir werden Ihnen dann die betreffenden Seiten übersenden.


in vorzüglicher Hochachtung
Ihre sehr ergebener
[signed:] J.G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017


SUCCESSORS TO J. G. COTTA'S BOOK DEALERSHIP
STUTTGART AND BERLIN

STUTTGART, January 27, 1906

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III, Reisnerstraße 38

Highly revered Sir, 1

We have the honor of informing you that the following music examples are lacking in the manuscript of your book Fantasies and Theories : 2

08.987 Brahms Op.62 Nr. 7
“ .988 Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer No: in A minor
“ .996 Walküre, Act II Scene 1
“ .997 Chopin, Mazurka, Op.41 No.1
09.000 Schumann, Sonata in Fě minor, Op.11
“ .016 Mozart, String Quartet in C major, mvt 1
{2} 09.018 Mozart, String Quartet in C major, Andante
“ .035 Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Payne edn., No. 22 p.156
“ .155 Bach, St. Matthew Passion, Aria, score p. 30, bars 1–12
“ .156 Bach, St. Matthew Passion, Score p.168, bars 1–4
“ .379a Bach, Fugue in Cě minor

Please would you be so kind as to send us these at the earliest opportunity, so that the setting can be completed as quickly as possible. – Should you have need of the manuscript in order to complete the examples, we ask you kindly to let us know by return, [and] we will then send over to you the pages in question.


With kind regards,
Your very devoted
[signed:] J.G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017


J. G. COTTA’SCHE BUCHHANDLUNG NACHFOLGER
STUTTGART UND BERLIN

STUTTGART, den 27. Januar 1906.

Herrn Dr Heinrich Schenker
Wien III. Reisnerstr. 38.

Hochgeehrter Herr! 1

Wir beehren uns, Ihnen die höfliche Mitteilung zu machen, daß in dem Manuskript Ihres Buches „Phantasien und Theorien“ die folgenden Notenbeispiele fehlen: 2

08.987 Brahms op.62 Nr.7.
“ .988 Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer No: amoll
“ .996 Walküre II Akt 1 Scene
“ .997 Chopin op.41 Nr 1 Mazurka
09.000 Schumann op.11 Sonate fismoll
“ .016 Mozart, Streichquartett I Satz Cdur
{2} 09.018 Mozart, Streichquartett Cdur Andante
“ .035 Berlioz Symphonie phantastique Payne Ausg. Nr 22 S.156
“ .155 Bach, Matth. Passion Aria. Part. S.30 T.1–12
“ .156 Bach, Matth. Passion Part. S.168 T.1–4
“ .379a Bach, Fuge Cismoll

Wollen Sie die Güte haben, uns dieselben baldigst zu senden, damit der Satz schellstens fertiggestellt worden kann. – Sollten Sie zur Feststellung der Beispiele des Manuskriptes bedürfen, bitten wir um freundliche umgehende Nachricht, wir werden Ihnen dann die betreffenden Seiten übersenden.


in vorzüglicher Hochachtung
Ihre sehr ergebener
[signed:] J.G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017


SUCCESSORS TO J. G. COTTA'S BOOK DEALERSHIP
STUTTGART AND BERLIN

STUTTGART, January 27, 1906

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III, Reisnerstraße 38

Highly revered Sir, 1

We have the honor of informing you that the following music examples are lacking in the manuscript of your book Fantasies and Theories : 2

08.987 Brahms Op.62 Nr. 7
“ .988 Brahms, Liebeslieder Walzer No: in A minor
“ .996 Walküre, Act II Scene 1
“ .997 Chopin, Mazurka, Op.41 No.1
09.000 Schumann, Sonata in Fě minor, Op.11
“ .016 Mozart, String Quartet in C major, mvt 1
{2} 09.018 Mozart, String Quartet in C major, Andante
“ .035 Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Payne edn., No. 22 p.156
“ .155 Bach, St. Matthew Passion, Aria, score p. 30, bars 1–12
“ .156 Bach, St. Matthew Passion, Score p.168, bars 1–4
“ .379a Bach, Fugue in Cě minor

Please would you be so kind as to send us these at the earliest opportunity, so that the setting can be completed as quickly as possible. – Should you have need of the manuscript in order to complete the examples, we ask you kindly to let us know by return, [and] we will then send over to you the pages in question.


With kind regards,
Your very devoted
[signed:] J.G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

Footnotes

1 Cotta's carbon copy survives as CA 11.

2 In the main copy, all but the final two items in this list have been crossed through, probably by Schenker. In the carbon copy, they are not crossed through. — The corresponding music examples in the finished volume are: 08.987 = Fig. 57; 08.988 = [??]; 08.996 = Fig. 58; 08.997 = Fig. 60; 09.000 = Fig. 61; 09.016 = Fig. 89; 09.018 = [??]; 09.035 = Fig. 102; 09.155 = Fig. 176; 09.156 = Fig. 177; 09.379a = Fig. 258.

Commentary

Format
2p letter, Bogen format, printed letterhead, stenographic salutation, message with list, and valediction, holograph signature; items in list deleted
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
Schiller-Nationalmuseum/Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Cotta Archiv (Stiftung der Stuttgarter Zeitung), Marbach am Neckar, Germany as representatives of J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung; in the public domain. Published here by kind permission.
License
Permission granted by the Cotta Archiv (Stiftung der Stuttgarter Zeitung) of the Schiller-Nationalmuseum/Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach am Neckar, Germany, on July 20, 2005. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk.

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Last updated: 2012-11-02