Sehr geehrter Herr Direktor Winter! 1

Sie sagten mir seinerzeit die Tantièmen-Abrechnung für die Theoriebände halbjährig zu u. so ghielten Sie es schon im J. 1926. Dürfte ich Sie um die Fortsetzung dieser Übung bitten?

Die Neujahrswünsche Ihnen u. Ihrem Verlag auf der beste [?erreichend]


[written across letter at top in unknown hand: "erl 31/XII. 26"]

[illegible]
ergebenst
Ihr
[signed:] H Schenker
30. 12. 26

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012



Dear Director Winter, 1

Some time ago you promised [to send] me the royalty statement for the theory volumes half-yearly, and you kept this up as far as the year 1926. Might I ask you to continue this practice?

[?Extending] New Year's best wishes to you and your Press.


[written across letter at top in unknown hand: "dealt with 31/XII. 26"]

[illegible]
Most truly
yours
[signed:] H. Schenker
December 30, 1926

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012



Sehr geehrter Herr Direktor Winter! 1

Sie sagten mir seinerzeit die Tantièmen-Abrechnung für die Theoriebände halbjährig zu u. so ghielten Sie es schon im J. 1926. Dürfte ich Sie um die Fortsetzung dieser Übung bitten?

Die Neujahrswünsche Ihnen u. Ihrem Verlag auf der beste [?erreichend]


[written across letter at top in unknown hand: "erl 31/XII. 26"]

[illegible]
ergebenst
Ihr
[signed:] H Schenker
30. 12. 26

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2012



Dear Director Winter, 1

Some time ago you promised [to send] me the royalty statement for the theory volumes half-yearly, and you kept this up as far as the year 1926. Might I ask you to continue this practice?

[?Extending] New Year's best wishes to you and your Press.


[written across letter at top in unknown hand: "dealt with 31/XII. 26"]

[illegible]
Most truly
yours
[signed:] H. Schenker
December 30, 1926

© Translation Ian Bent, 2012

Footnotes

1 Writing of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 3/9, p. 3019, December 30, 1926: "An die Buchhaltung der U.-E. (Br.): ersuche um die fälligen Tantiemen. ("To the book-keeping department of UE (letter): I inquire about the royalty payments that are [still] due.").

Commentary

Format
1p letter, holograph message and signature, annotation in another hand
Rights Holder
Heirs of Heinrich Schenker, in the public domain
License
This document is deemed to be 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.
Provenance
Universal Edition Archive (document date-1976)—on permanent loan to the Wienbibliothek im Rathhaus (1976-)

Digital version created: 2012-03-02