Propoganda

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

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
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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
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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

Propaganda Swing

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Describes the use of music broadcasts and recordings as propaganda tools in the Third Reich. Traces the history of Charlie and His Orchestra, a swing group formed by the Nazi propaganda ministry to influence the general public in England and the United States. Includes a CD of propaganda broadcasts and music.

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Articles in Books
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1997

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