Singing for Survival: Songs of the Lodz Ghetto, 1940-45

Material Type: 
Books
Author:
Publisher: 
University of Illinois Press
Place of Publication: 
Urbana and Chicago
Year: 
1992
Languages: 
English
Country / Area: 
Poland
Tradition: 
Eastern Ashkenazi
Description: 

Explores the repertoire of songs created or performed by prisoners in the Lodz ghetto. Provides a brief history and overview of the ghetto and its music culture as well as analysis, lyrics, and music of dozens of compositions from the ghetto.