Music

Preliminary thoughts toward the study of music without clear beat: the example of 'flowing rhythm' in Jewish nusah

Attempts to conceptualize and illustrate the problem of rhythmic structures without a clear beat, that is, structures which are commonly called free or flowing rhythm. A theoretical framework is proposed for the analysis and transcription of such music.

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Articles in Journals
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Spring-Summer 1993

Sentimentality and High Pathos: Popular Music in Fascist Germany

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Explores the ways popular music was used as a social and political tool by the Reich Chamber of Music to shape the German public image of the Nazis. Provides analysis of Nazi radio transmissions of the 1930s to trace the increasing use of music as a propaganda tool.

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Articles in Journals
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1985

Art, Ideology & Ecomomics in Nazi Germany: The Reich Chambers of Music, Theater, and the Visual Arts

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Illustrates how Nazi officials used economic and professional incentives to persuade artists - including musicians, composers, and conductors - to support the regime. Includes and extensive bibliography and an index.

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Books
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1993

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
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1998

Music in the Third Reich

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Provides an overview of music culture in the Third Reich by tracing the careers of composers, musicians, critics, and others who contributed to the musical landscape of the times. Includes chapters on the use of new technologies such as radio and recordings as well as the music publishing industry to promote Nazi ideals.

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Books
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1994

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
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1990

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.

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Books
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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.

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Books
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2003

Driven into Paradise: The Musical Migration from Nazi Germany to the United States

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Essays chronicling the experiences of musicians forced to leave Nazi Germany for racial, political, or professional reasons. Presents case studies of well-known performers and composers who attempted to their musical careers in the United States. Includes an appendix listing musicologists who fled Europe in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Books
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1999

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