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  • Wilhelm Werker


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  • 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 12/6, [26] Handwritten letter from Jonas to Schenker, dated December 10, 1933

    Jonas asks how the music examples in Das Meisterwerk were printed, with respect to his Das Wesen des musikalischen Kunstwerks. — In Riemann's Musiklexikon, ed. A. Einstein, Einstein's reference to Schenker appears under "Bach."

  • OJ 9/34, [42] Handwritten letter from Cube to Schenker, dated October 4, 1934

    Quotes letter from Furtwängler in extenso touching on reasons for dismissal and articulating the importance of Schenker's theory; Cube describes the impact of this letter on his Director. The names of Schenker, Halm, and Kurth were deleted from a recent text of his, and censorship has been imposed. Describes his own recent activities. Outlines his geometric theory of the diatonic components of tonality. Encloses photograph of his wife and son; describes hardships. Denies rumors that he has cheated Moriz Violin, and refers to the resulting backlash on him: Violin has a "complex", feels downtrodden by everyone.