9. Schön.

— Ich höre im Traum den Anfang meines Streichquartetts, 1 von Rosé gespielt. — Von Mozio (Br.): wird Mittwoch kommen. — Nach Tisch: an das Lampengeschäft für fünf Glühbirnen 11 S. geschickt. — Im Indanthrenhaus 2 Seide für den Lampenschirm gekauft, 20.40 S., nachhause zu Fuß. — Wir kaufen für den 13. XI. Karten ins Josephstädter Theater. — Rothberger (Br.): Winke erbeten für den Ankauf einer Beethoven-Biographie. — Rf. ¼7h Quartett {3406} Adler: Haydn Esdur u. Mendelssohn Amoll; ½8h Uebertragung Richard Crooks-Konzert: schöne Stimme, kultivierter Vortrag, doch sehr schleppend, lyrisch, allzu lyrisch.

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

9, fair weather.

— I hear, in a dream, the beginning of my String Quartet 1 played by Rosé. — From Mozio (letter): he will come on Wednesday. — After lunch: to the lamp shop, 11 shillings sent for five lightbulbs. —At the Indanthrenhaus, 2 silk for the lampshade purchased, 20.40 shillings, home on foot. — We buy tickets for November 13 in the Josephstadt Theater. — Rothberger (letter): suggestions requested for the purchase of a Beethoven biography. — Radio, 6:15, {3406} Adler Quartet: Haydn Eę major and Mendelssohn A minor; 7:30, broadcast of Richard Crooks's concert: attractive voice, cultivated performance, but very sluggish, lyrical, much too lyrical.

© Translation William Drabkin.

9. Schön.

— Ich höre im Traum den Anfang meines Streichquartetts, 1 von Rosé gespielt. — Von Mozio (Br.): wird Mittwoch kommen. — Nach Tisch: an das Lampengeschäft für fünf Glühbirnen 11 S. geschickt. — Im Indanthrenhaus 2 Seide für den Lampenschirm gekauft, 20.40 S., nachhause zu Fuß. — Wir kaufen für den 13. XI. Karten ins Josephstädter Theater. — Rothberger (Br.): Winke erbeten für den Ankauf einer Beethoven-Biographie. — Rf. ¼7h Quartett {3406} Adler: Haydn Esdur u. Mendelssohn Amoll; ½8h Uebertragung Richard Crooks-Konzert: schöne Stimme, kultivierter Vortrag, doch sehr schleppend, lyrisch, allzu lyrisch.

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

9, fair weather.

— I hear, in a dream, the beginning of my String Quartet 1 played by Rosé. — From Mozio (letter): he will come on Wednesday. — After lunch: to the lamp shop, 11 shillings sent for five lightbulbs. —At the Indanthrenhaus, 2 silk for the lampshade purchased, 20.40 shillings, home on foot. — We buy tickets for November 13 in the Josephstadt Theater. — Rothberger (letter): suggestions requested for the purchase of a Beethoven biography. — Radio, 6:15, {3406} Adler Quartet: Haydn Eę major and Mendelssohn A minor; 7:30, broadcast of Richard Crooks's concert: attractive voice, cultivated performance, but very sluggish, lyrical, much too lyrical.

© Translation William Drabkin.

Footnotes

1 Schenker left four short items for string quartet: "Aria," "Scherzo. III," "Largo," and "Scene" (sketches) all unpublished and undated, pre-1903: Benjamin McKay Ayotte, Heinrich Schenker: A Guide to Research (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp. 36‒8, C45‒48.

2 Indanthren-Häuser: commercial houses set up by the German chemical company I. G. Farben, in which textiles dyed or printed with Indanthren, using in-house designs, were sold. Such houses were established in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Leipzig, Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main and elsewhere.