Germany

Klezmer in Germany

Directed by  K. Zanussi and C. Goldie

An episode of the BBC series "European Roots." In this episode Klezmer music is discussed as well as the different aspects of its recent revival in Germany amongst Jewish and non Jewish musicians.

Excerpt from the film featuring American musician Alex Jacobowitz who performs marimba on the streets of Germany:

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
2007

Vollständiger Jahrgang von Terzett-und Chorgesängen der Synagoge in München‎

Composer

Collection of trios and choir songs of the synagogue in Munich, for the entire yearly cycle.
Collected in three volumes: 1st vol.: 27 songs, recitatives and responses for the Sabbath.
2nd vol.: 39 general songs and songs for Shlosha Regalim: Sukkot, Pesach and Shavu’ot.
3rd vol.: 95 songs for This’a Be’av, Purim and High Holidays.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1839

The Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Illustrates the effect of Nazi policies on German musical culture by exploring the lives of musicians in the Third Reich, from little-known musicians in local orchestras to major composers and performers. Reviews the use of music as a propaganda tool in schools and civic organizations. Includes extensive endnotes and an index.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1997

Music and Nazism: Art under Tyranny, 1933-1945

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Collection of essays mapping the landscape of musical culture in Nazi Germany. Explores the ideological underpinnings of the Nazi approach to music and the implications of these ideas on musicians in the Third Reich. Includes endnotes for each essay, biographical entries for all contributors, and an index.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
2003

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