Ghetto

Strings in the Shadows: A Portrait of Three Violinists at the Terezin Concentration Camp

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Describes the day-to-day experiences of three musicians in the Theresienstadt: Paul Kling, Thomas Mandl, and Egon Ledec. Traces the recitals and concerts they performed in the ghetto. Based, in part, on interviews with Mandl and Kling.

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Books
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2003

Music of the Holocaust

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Introduction and overview of music in the Third Reich and the Holocaust, from the Nazi attempts to "purify" music in the 1930s to the impact of the ghettos and camps on Jewish musical traditions of Eastern Europe. Includes a bibliography of secondary literature on the subject as well as listings of songbooks from the ghettos and music in commemoration of the Holocaust.

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Articles in Books
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1993

Musik Macht Frei: Choral Music Composed and Performed in the Nazi Concentration Camps, 1938-44

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Documents the formation and use of prisoner choirs in concentration camps and ghettos, with particular focus on the singers in Theresienstadt. Includes transcriptions of several songs composed in the camps.

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Books
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2001

Music in the Holocaust: Confronting Life in the Nazi Ghettos and Camps

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Social history documenting musical life in the Warsaw and Vilna ghettos as well as prisoner choirs and orchestras in the Sachsenhausen and Auschwitz concentration camps. Includes a glossary, bibliography, index, and an appendix listing songs created or performed by Jewish prisoners.

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Books
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2005

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