{verso}
[photograph, captioned: "Leipzig Partie am Thomasring"]

{recto}
Herrn Dr. Heinr. Schenker
Musikgelehrten, Tonkünstler etc etc etc
Wien
III. Reisnerstr. 38.

[postmark:] || LEIPZIG | 20.2.08.11 12V | * 13 * ||

Sehr geehrter Herr Doctor!

Unmittelbar vor meiner Abreise nach Berlin habe ich Ihr schönes Buch erhalten. Eine Empfangsbestätigung ist an den Verlag abgegangen, 1 und nun sende ich Ihnen, lieber Herr Doktor, wärmsten Dank und herzliche Grüsse.


In bekannter Hochachtung
[signed:] Dr. Th. v. Frimmel

Leipzig, 20 Febr 1908 —

© Transcription Heribert Esser, 2019

{verso}
[photograph, captioned: "Leipzig: area at the Thomasring"]

{recto}
Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Music scholar, Musician, etc., etc., etc.
Vienna III
Reisnerstraße 38

[postmark:] || LEIPZIG | 20.2.08.11 12V | * 13 * ||

Dear Dr. [Schenker],

Just before my departure for Berlin I received your excellent book. An acknowledgment of receipt has been sent to the publisher, 1 and now I send you, dear Doctor, warmest thanks and heartfelt greetings.


Respectfully as always,
[signed:] Dr. Theodor von Frimmel

Leipzig, February 20, 1908 —

© Translation John Rothgeb, 2019

{verso}
[photograph, captioned: "Leipzig Partie am Thomasring"]

{recto}
Herrn Dr. Heinr. Schenker
Musikgelehrten, Tonkünstler etc etc etc
Wien
III. Reisnerstr. 38.

[postmark:] || LEIPZIG | 20.2.08.11 12V | * 13 * ||

Sehr geehrter Herr Doctor!

Unmittelbar vor meiner Abreise nach Berlin habe ich Ihr schönes Buch erhalten. Eine Empfangsbestätigung ist an den Verlag abgegangen, 1 und nun sende ich Ihnen, lieber Herr Doktor, wärmsten Dank und herzliche Grüsse.


In bekannter Hochachtung
[signed:] Dr. Th. v. Frimmel

Leipzig, 20 Febr 1908 —

© Transcription Heribert Esser, 2019

{verso}
[photograph, captioned: "Leipzig: area at the Thomasring"]

{recto}
Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Music scholar, Musician, etc., etc., etc.
Vienna III
Reisnerstraße 38

[postmark:] || LEIPZIG | 20.2.08.11 12V | * 13 * ||

Dear Dr. [Schenker],

Just before my departure for Berlin I received your excellent book. An acknowledgment of receipt has been sent to the publisher, 1 and now I send you, dear Doctor, warmest thanks and heartfelt greetings.


Respectfully as always,
[signed:] Dr. Theodor von Frimmel

Leipzig, February 20, 1908 —

© Translation John Rothgeb, 2019

Footnotes

1 Schenker instructed his publisher, J. G. Cotta, on February 8, 1908 to send Frimmel a copy of his Harmonielehre for review in the Beethoven-Jahrbuch (CA 75), and this is recorded in his diary on the same day: "Brief an Cotta wegen Rz/ex. an Dr. Frimmel." ("Letter to Cotta concerning a review copy to be sent to Dr. Frimmel.").

Commentary

Format
printed picture postcard: photograph captioned "Leipzig Partie am Thomasring.", recto; holograph salutation, message, valediction, and signature, verso
License
Beethoven-Haus, Bonn, permission kindly granted on July 4, 2019. 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.
Rights Holder
Beethoven-Haus, Bonn, reproduced here by kind permission
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--)

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Last updated: 2013-08-29