Classical music

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

This film from the 1970s depicts the history of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra began with Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman who helped start a Jewish Orchestra in Palestine in 1936 and their first concert was conducted by Arturo Toscanini. The film features interviews with musicians and conductors, including Zubin Mehta and Daniel Barenboim, and concert segments.

Material Type: 
Films
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Orchestra

Documentary. 28 min.
Beer Sheva's chamber orchestra is comprised primarily of Russian Jewish immigrants. The film documents the establishment of the orchestra, the attitudes of citizens of Beer Sheva and the feelings of the musicians about their new life in Israel.

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1975

The Politics of Music in the Third Reich

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Explores the affect of Nazism on German music in the 1930s and 1940s, includnig propaganda, the influence of National Socialist concepts of race on classical music and opera, and a discussion of the relationship between composer Wilhelm Furtwangler and the Nazi Party. Includes illustrations and an index.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1991

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