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  • Fugue in C minor, Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
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  • OC 54/65-66 Draft of a publicity note for Das Meisterwerk in der Musik, dated February 15, 1926

    A draft statement of the principles lying behind Schenker’s Meisterwerk series of Yearbooks, together with a provisional table of contents for the second Yearbook.

  • DLA 69.930/15 Handwritten letter from Schenker to Halm, dated July 11, 1927

    Thanking Halm for his Beethoven book, he believes that their misunderstandings could be removed and hopes Der freie Satz will help bring that about; gives order of publication for Meisterwerk II and Der freie Satz, and compares his "Das Organische der Fuge" with the work of others on Bach. — Schenker took no part in the Vienna Beethoven festival. — Describes his correspondence with Hindemith.

  • OJ 9/34, [16] Handwritten letter from Cube to Schenker, dated March 26, 1929

    Cube is listening by radio to music being performed in Vienna. The two caricatures are his fellow composition teachers at Duisburg. Reports on his work at Cologne Conservatory: success with previous lectures, and forthcoming lecture series.

  • OJ 15/16, [90] Handwritten letter from Hans Weisse to Schenker, dated March 17, 1933

    Weisse reports the success of his lecture on the C minor prelude from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. — He is currently giving two lectures on a Haydn's sonata. — He inquires about the possibility of having Schenker's foreground graphs for the "Eroica" Symphony printed separately and sold to his pupils, for a series of lectures planned for the following year; the profits entirely to Schenker. — He sees little prospect visiting Europe in the summer, as his financial situation has worsened: the Mannes School has been forced to reduce his teaching for the next season. — He expresses his doubts about Vrieslander's ability to reshape Schenker's Harmonielehre as a school textbook, and about the value of Harmonielehre itself in the light of his teacher's most advanced theoretical ideas.