19. Februar 1932 Blau, -5°.

— Von Maler Hammer (K. express): ob u. wann u. für wie lange er Sonntag kommen könnte?! — An Hammer (K. express): Sonntag von 5–7h. — Erstes Diktat: Urlinie im Allgemeinen [in Der freie Satz]. 1 — An Violin (Br. u. Marx 2 u. Paganini-Thema): Bemerkungen zu Marx, Frage, ob er noch Interesse für die Urlinie-Blätter habe? — An Vrieslander (Br. u. Marx): über Rottenberg, Jonas, Weisse. — An Roth (Br.): Marx’ Aufsatz. — An Oppel (Br.): Marx’ Aufsatz. — Rf.: Dr. Gabriel über Platon. — Weißbach: „Missa solemnis“, Kyrie u. Gloria, die Tempi treffend u. auch sonst Beachtliches in der Führung der Singstimmen. — Patiençen. — Lie-Liechen macht die erste Urschrift „mit Gott“.

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

February 19, 1932, blue sky, -5°.

— From the painter Hammer (express postcard): whether, and when, and for how long could he come on Sunday?! — To Hammer (express postcard): Sunday from 5 to 7 o’clock. — First dictation: the Urlinie in General [for Free Composition]. 1 — To Violin (letter and Marx 2 and Paganini theme): remarks on Marx; question: would he still be interested in having Urlinie pages? — To Vrieslander (letter and Marx): concerning Rottenberg, Jonas, Weisse. — To Roth (letter): Marx’s article. — To Oppel (letter): Marx’s article. — Radio: Dr. Gabriel on Plato. — Weißbach, Missa solemnis Kyrie and Gloria: the tempos correct, and also commendable things in other respects, with regard to the conduct of the vocal parts. — Games of solitaire. — Lie-Liechen makes the first draft "with God."

© Translation William Drabkin.

19. Februar 1932 Blau, -5°.

— Von Maler Hammer (K. express): ob u. wann u. für wie lange er Sonntag kommen könnte?! — An Hammer (K. express): Sonntag von 5–7h. — Erstes Diktat: Urlinie im Allgemeinen [in Der freie Satz]. 1 — An Violin (Br. u. Marx 2 u. Paganini-Thema): Bemerkungen zu Marx, Frage, ob er noch Interesse für die Urlinie-Blätter habe? — An Vrieslander (Br. u. Marx): über Rottenberg, Jonas, Weisse. — An Roth (Br.): Marx’ Aufsatz. — An Oppel (Br.): Marx’ Aufsatz. — Rf.: Dr. Gabriel über Platon. — Weißbach: „Missa solemnis“, Kyrie u. Gloria, die Tempi treffend u. auch sonst Beachtliches in der Führung der Singstimmen. — Patiençen. — Lie-Liechen macht die erste Urschrift „mit Gott“.

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

February 19, 1932, blue sky, -5°.

— From the painter Hammer (express postcard): whether, and when, and for how long could he come on Sunday?! — To Hammer (express postcard): Sunday from 5 to 7 o’clock. — First dictation: the Urlinie in General [for Free Composition]. 1 — To Violin (letter and Marx 2 and Paganini theme): remarks on Marx; question: would he still be interested in having Urlinie pages? — To Vrieslander (letter and Marx): concerning Rottenberg, Jonas, Weisse. — To Roth (letter): Marx’s article. — To Oppel (letter): Marx’s article. — Radio: Dr. Gabriel on Plato. — Weißbach, Missa solemnis Kyrie and Gloria: the tempos correct, and also commendable things in other respects, with regard to the conduct of the vocal parts. — Games of solitaire. — Lie-Liechen makes the first draft "with God."

© Translation William Drabkin.

Footnotes

1 In the diary entry for February 4, Schenker notes the end of the second "round" of work on Free Composition; on February 8 he returns to the beginning of the work and starts revising the section on "Background" (Hintergrund). The "first dictation" refers to this new version of the text.

2 Joseph Marx, "Ich kaufe mir Mozarts G-Moll-Symphonie. Einiges über Werk und Wiedergabe," Neues Wiener Journal, No. 13719, January 31, 1932, 40th year, pp. 8–9; a clipping is preserved the Schenker Scrapbook (OC 2) on page 86.