Composer

Trial of Strength: Wilhelm Furtwangler in the Third Reich

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Documents the controversial career of conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtwangler, who chose to remain in Germany and work with the Nazi Party throughout the war despite his open criticism of the regime. Details his complex relationship with Jewish musicians. Includes photographs and important documents from his life.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1994

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.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1993

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

Music in the Third Reich

Author

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.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1994

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

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.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1999

AddToAny