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Singing for survival : songs of the Lodz ghetto, 1940-45

Author: Gila Flam
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gila Flam offers a penetrating insider's look at a musical culture previously unexplored--the song repertoire created and performed in the Lodz ghetto of Poland. Drawing on interviews with survivors and on library and archival materials, the author illustrates the general themes of the Lodz repertoire and explores the nature of Holocaust song. Most of the songs are presented here for the first time. Book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gila Flam
ISBN: 0252018176 9780252018176
OCLC Number: 23014587
Description: xv, 207 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: The Historical Context --
Lodz: The Ghetto --
Lodz: The Culture --
Chaim Rumkowski: The Man and the Song --
The Man: King of the Ghetto --
The Song: A "Hit" --
Yaakov and the Street Songs --
Yaakov's Story --
The Street Songs --
Domestic Songs --
Miriam's Story --
Other Contexts for Singing --
The Theater --
The Youth Organization --
The Workplace --
The Contemporary Context: Commemoration Ceremonies --
Yizkor.
Responsibility: Gila Flam.

Abstract:

"Gila Flam offers a penetrating insider's look at a musical culture previously unexplored--the song repertoire created and performed in the Lodz ghetto of Poland. Drawing on interviews with survivors and on library and archival materials, the author illustrates the general themes of the Lodz repertoire and explores the nature of Holocaust song. Most of the songs are presented here for the first time. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.

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