{recto}
[An:] Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
loco
III. Reisnerstrasse 38
pneumatisch

[postmark:] || [illeg] WIEN 16 | 11. 10. 13 | [illeg] || [x 2]

{verso}

Liebster Meister! 1

Bitte nur um Beantwortung der einen Frage, da ich sonst mit der Ausführung der Mischungen stecken bleibe!

Was geschieht Falls eines Durchganges also

thumb

mit der zweiten in Halben sich bewegenden Stimme?


Bestens Ihr
[signed:] Hans

© Transcription William Drabkin, 2007

{recto}
[To:] Dr. Heinrich Schenker
[Vienna] III
Reisnerstrasse 38
by pneumatic post

[postmark:] || [illeg] VIENNA 16 | 11. 10. 13 | [illeg] || [x 2]

{verso}

Dearest Master, 1

I ask you merely to answer one question; otherwise I shall remain stuck with the realization of modal mixtures!

What happens in the case of a passing-tone, i.e.

thumb

with the second voice moving in half-notes?


Best regards, your
[signed:] Hans

© Translation William Drabkin, 2008

{recto}
[An:] Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
loco
III. Reisnerstrasse 38
pneumatisch

[postmark:] || [illeg] WIEN 16 | 11. 10. 13 | [illeg] || [x 2]

{verso}

Liebster Meister! 1

Bitte nur um Beantwortung der einen Frage, da ich sonst mit der Ausführung der Mischungen stecken bleibe!

Was geschieht Falls eines Durchganges also

thumb

mit der zweiten in Halben sich bewegenden Stimme?


Bestens Ihr
[signed:] Hans

© Transcription William Drabkin, 2007

{recto}
[To:] Dr. Heinrich Schenker
[Vienna] III
Reisnerstrasse 38
by pneumatic post

[postmark:] || [illeg] VIENNA 16 | 11. 10. 13 | [illeg] || [x 2]

{verso}

Dearest Master, 1

I ask you merely to answer one question; otherwise I shall remain stuck with the realization of modal mixtures!

What happens in the case of a passing-tone, i.e.

thumb

with the second voice moving in half-notes?


Best regards, your
[signed:] Hans

© Translation William Drabkin, 2008

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this postcard does not appear to have been recorded in Schenker's diary.

Commentary

Format
printed postcard: holograph recipient address, recto; holograph salutation, message, musical notation, valediction, and signature, verso
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--)
Rights Holder
Heirs of Hans Weisse, reproduced with kind permission
License
Permission to publish granted on March 10, 2008 by the heirs of Hans Weisse. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence[at]mus(dot)cam(dot)ac(dot)uk

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