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  • OJ 11/35, 4 Handwritten letter from Halm to Schenker, dated March 18, 1917

    Halm attempts to identify the fundamental differences between their two views, with reference to Beethoven, Bruckner and Brahms. He and Karl Grunsky have been estranged for some years.

  • OJ 11/35, 19 Handwritten letter from Halm to Schenker, dated July 28, 1921

    Halm discusses an "intended gift," and the merits of Matthäus Hentz and K. T. Schmid to receive it. Halm reports that he has moved from Esslingen to Wickersdorf, and that his Concerto for Large Orchestra has been performed by Fritz Busch in Stuttgart, and comments on Cotta's hand-over of Kontrapunkt.

  • OJ 11/35, 20 Handwritten letter from Halm to Schenker, dated July 24 and August 19, 1922

    Halm announces publication of his three suites for piano trio, and has arranged for two of them to be sent to Schenker. He thanks Schenker for sending him Kontrapunkt II, and expresses admiration for the "power of the broad conception" of Schenker's work. He is distressed at Schenker's attacks on other countries and glorification of Germany, and speaks with appreciation of French and Russian music. He describes his new publisher.

  • OC 12/7-9 Handwritten letter from Halm to Schenker dated November 6‒10, 1923

    Halm has sent the published score of a string quartet to Schenker. —Patronage has enabled him to publish three volumes of compositions; reports on current and past composition activities and publications. —Discusses what he has learned from Schenker's theories, and questions whether it would be a fault were Bruckner's symphonies not to contain the Urlinie; Halm's book on Bruckner's symphonies has gone into its second edition. —Halm suspects that Schenker may not "agree with" his compositions, and asks whether Schenker wishes to receives further scores. —Halm considers socialism a "historical necessity."

  • JOB 94-3, [6] Handwritten letter from Schenker to Hammer dated December 2, 1923

    Schenker has heard nothing from Eugen Steinhof; — he commends Hammer's reaction to Halm's work, and comments unfavorably on the latter's musicianship, character, and opinions; — he writes disparagingly of Robert Brünauer.

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