[UE receipt stamp:] 4664

Sehr geehrter Herr Direktor! 1

Ich muß um paar Tage Geduld bitten. „Wenn schon, denn schon–“ Sie sollen mit der verbesserten Leistung zufrieden sein.


Mit ausgez. Hochachtung
Ihr ergb
[signed:] H Schenker

1. 4. 08

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2004, 2016

[UE receipt stamp:] 4664

Dear Director, 1

I must ask for patience for a few more days. "Might as well be hung for a sheep as for a lamb!" You will be happy with the improved product.


With kind regards,
Your devoted
[signed:] H. Schenker

April 1, 1908

© Translation Ian Bent, 2004, 2016

[UE receipt stamp:] 4664

Sehr geehrter Herr Direktor! 1

Ich muß um paar Tage Geduld bitten. „Wenn schon, denn schon–“ Sie sollen mit der verbesserten Leistung zufrieden sein.


Mit ausgez. Hochachtung
Ihr ergb
[signed:] H Schenker

1. 4. 08

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2004, 2016

[UE receipt stamp:] 4664

Dear Director, 1

I must ask for patience for a few more days. "Might as well be hung for a sheep as for a lamb!" You will be happy with the improved product.


With kind regards,
Your devoted
[signed:] H. Schenker

April 1, 1908

© Translation Ian Bent, 2004, 2016

Footnotes

1 Writing of this letter is not recorded in Schenker's diary. It is a response to OC 52/385 of the same date. The content relates to Schenker's revisions for the second edition of Ein Beitrag zur Ornamentik .

Commentary

Rights Holder
Heirs of Heinrich Schenker, in the public domain
License
This document is deemed to have been in the public domain as of January 1, 2006. All reasonable steps have been taken to locate the heirs of Heinrich Schenker. 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
1p letter, holograph salutation, message, valediction, and signature, UE stamp
Provenance
Universal Edition Archive (document date-1976)—on permanent loan to the Wienbibliothek im Rathhaus (1976-)

Digital version created: 2016-03-11
Last updated: 2010-03-01