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Das Mädchen entlassen. — Vom Volksverband der Bücherfreunde Paul Stefan „Schubert“ (6.70 S.). 1 — An Deutsch (K.): lobe den Schubert-Scott-Abend. 2 — An Vrieslander (K.): über die Kritik im Melos. 3 — An Frau Rothberger (K. expr.) von Lie-Liechen): wegen eines Mädchens. — An den Volksver- {3206} band: melde meinen Austritt an.

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The maid dismissed. — From the Society for the Friends of the Book Paul Stefan's Schubert (6.70 shillings). 1 — To Deutsch (postcard): I praise the Schubert-Scott evening. 2 — To Vrieslander (postcard): concerning the review in Melos . 3 — To Mrs. Rothberger (express postcard from Lie-Liechen): concerning a maid. — To the Society: {3206} I give notice of my resignation.

© Translation William Drabkin.

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Das Mädchen entlassen. — Vom Volksverband der Bücherfreunde Paul Stefan „Schubert“ (6.70 S.). 1 — An Deutsch (K.): lobe den Schubert-Scott-Abend. 2 — An Vrieslander (K.): über die Kritik im Melos. 3 — An Frau Rothberger (K. expr.) von Lie-Liechen): wegen eines Mädchens. — An den Volksver- {3206} band: melde meinen Austritt an.

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

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The maid dismissed. — From the Society for the Friends of the Book Paul Stefan's Schubert (6.70 shillings). 1 — To Deutsch (postcard): I praise the Schubert-Scott evening. 2 — To Vrieslander (postcard): concerning the review in Melos . 3 — To Mrs. Rothberger (express postcard from Lie-Liechen): concerning a maid. — To the Society: {3206} I give notice of my resignation.

© Translation William Drabkin.

Footnotes

1 Paul Stefan's book Franz Schubert (Berlin 1928) is known to have been in Schenker's personal library at the time of his death: see Musik und Theater enthaltend die Bibliothek des Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker, Wien (Vienna: Antiquariat Heinrich Hinterberger, n.d.), item 271.

2 On May 10, 1928, the Austrian Radio (RAVAG) broadcast a musical program with works by Schubert to texts by Walter Scott, accompanied by an "explanatory lecture" by Otto Erich Deutsch.

3 Hans Mersmann, "Zur Erkenntnis der Musik," Melos, April 1928, 7th year, pp. 176–80, a clipping of which is preserved in Schenker's scrapbook at OC 2/p. 78.