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Music in the Holocaust : confronting life in the Nazi ghettos and camps

Author: Shirli Gilbert
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford historical monographs.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Music in the Holocaust Shirli Gilbert provides the first large-scale, critical account in English of the role of music amongst communities imprisoned under Nazism. She documents a wide scope of musical activities, ranging from orchestras and chamber groups to choirs, theatres, communal sing-songs, and cabarets, in some of the most important internment centres in Nazi-occupied Europe, including Auschwitz and the
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Musique
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shirli Gilbert
ISBN: 0199277974 9780199277971
OCLC Number: 57062876
Description: xii, 243 p., [4] p. of plates : ill., music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : redeeming music : "spiritual resistance" and beyond --
"Have compassion, Jewish hearts" : music in the Warsaw ghetto --
Vilna : politicians and partisans --
Songs confront the past : life in Sachsenhausen --
Fragments of humanity : music in Auschwitz.
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs.
Responsibility: Shirli Gilbert.
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