Opera

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

Terezin: The Music 1941-1944

(Compact Disc) Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Presents works composed and performed in Theresienstadt, including music by Viktor Ullman, Gideon Klein, and the children’s opera Brundibar by Hans Krבsa.

Material Type: 
Recordings
Year: 
1991

Viktor Ullmann. A brief biography and appreciation

Author

Born in Jan. 1898 in Teschen, Czechoslovakia, Ullmann studied in Vienna; in 1918-19, he was a pupil of Arnold Schoenberg. From 1920-27 he served as conducting assistant to Alexander Zemlinsky in Prague, and also worked as free-lance composer and teacher. He continued as a composer and a music critic in Theresienstadt, where he had been deported in 1942. In Oct. 1944 Ullmann was sent to his death in Auschwitz.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1979

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