[printed letterhead, in left margin, sideways: ]

Universal-Edition, A.-G.
Wien
I, Karlsplatz 6
Musikvereinsgebäude
R/Ed.
Wien 7. Dezember 1920.
Herrn Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Wien III.
Reisnerstr. 38.

Für 1 die neue Auflage Ihrer Instrumentationstabelle 2 überweisen wir Ihnen gleichzeitig den Betrag von K. 500.- 3 i.W. fünfhundert Kronen und empfehlen uns


Hochachtungsvoll
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiengesellschaft
[signed:] pp. Rothe

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2009

[printed letterhead, in left margin, sideways: ]

Universal Edition & Co.
Vienna
I, Karlsplatz 6
Musikverein Building
R/Ed.
Vienna December 7, 1920.
Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Reisnerstraße 38

For 1 the new edition of your Instrumentation Table , 2 we are transferring to you at this time the sum of: 500.- Kronen 3 in words, five hundred Kronen and remain


With kind regards,
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] pp. Rothe

© Translation Ian Bent, 2009

[printed letterhead, in left margin, sideways: ]

Universal-Edition, A.-G.
Wien
I, Karlsplatz 6
Musikvereinsgebäude
R/Ed.
Wien 7. Dezember 1920.
Herrn Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Wien III.
Reisnerstr. 38.

Für 1 die neue Auflage Ihrer Instrumentationstabelle 2 überweisen wir Ihnen gleichzeitig den Betrag von K. 500.- 3 i.W. fünfhundert Kronen und empfehlen uns


Hochachtungsvoll
[signed:] Universal-Edition Actiengesellschaft
[signed:] pp. Rothe

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2009

[printed letterhead, in left margin, sideways: ]

Universal Edition & Co.
Vienna
I, Karlsplatz 6
Musikverein Building
R/Ed.
Vienna December 7, 1920.
Prof. Heinrich Schenker,
Vienna III,
Reisnerstraße 38

For 1 the new edition of your Instrumentation Table , 2 we are transferring to you at this time the sum of: 500.- Kronen 3 in words, five hundred Kronen and remain


With kind regards,
[signed:] Universal Edition & Co.
[signed:] pp. Rothe

© Translation Ian Bent, 2009

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 3/2, p. 2301, December 11, 1920: "Von U-E: Anbot 500 Kronen für die V. Auflage Niloff." ("From UE: notification of 500 Kronen for the fifth edition of Niloff."). The date at the head of the letter is underlined in crayon by Schenker.

2 The fifth edition was sent to the printers on February 28, 1920 with a planned print-run of 1,000 copies, and UE took possession of 996 copies on November 9, 1920 (Verlagsdruckbuch UE1999).

3 "K 500" underlined in crayon by Schenker.

Commentary

Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (1920-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-1977)—New York Public Library (c.1977-)
Rights Holder
Universal Edition, A.G., Wien, published here by kind permission
License
email from Aygün Lausch (Universal Edition) to Ian Bent, 2004-09-09, confirming UE’s ownership of IPR and granting permission to publish. 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, half-sheet landscape, printed letterhead sideways in left margin, typed address and message, stamped signature, pp handwitten signature
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

Digital version created: 2009-06-12
Last updated: 2010-11-30