German music

Musik im NS-Staat

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Detailed survey of the history of music in the Third Reich, reviewing how Nazism permeated the musical culture of Germany and occupied countries.

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Books
Year: 
1982

Most German of the Arts: Musicology and Society from the Weimar Republic to the End of Hitler's Reich

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Presents an overview of the role musicologists and music scholarship played in Nazi efforts to reshape German society. Outlines the efforts of scholars to reinterpret German music history to support Nazi ideology and discusses the denazification of musicologists after the war. Includes an extensive bibliography and an index.

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Books
Year: 
1998

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.

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Books
Year: 
1991

Music and National Socialism: The Politicisation of Criticism, Composition and Performance

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Documents the Nazi use of music and musicology for political and nationalistic purposes, including propaganda. Includes a chronology of German music from 1933 to 1945.

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Articles in Books
Year: 
1990

TheTarget of Racial Purity: The ‘Degenerate Music’ Exhibition in Dsseldorf, 1938

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Presents an overview of the history of German music from the end of World War I through the rise of Nazism, culminating in the “degenerate music” exhibit of 1938.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2002

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