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Arnold Schoenberg's a survivor from Warsaw in postwar Europe

Author: Joy Haslam Calico
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of Calif. Press, 2014.
Series: California studies in 20th-century music, 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Arnold Schoenberg's a survivor from Warsaw in postwar Europe.
"Joy H. Calico examines the cultural history of postwar Europe through the lens of the performance and reception of Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw ... a short but powerful work, she argues, capable of irritating every exposed nerve in postwar Europe. A twelve-tone piece in three languages about the Holocaust, it was written for an American audience by a Jewish composer whose oeuvre had been one of the  Read more...

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Named Person: Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schönberg
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Haslam Calico
ISBN: 9780520281868 0520281861 9780520957701 0520957709
OCLC Number: 881733990
In: Calico, Joy H
Description: XV, 254 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: Illustrations Acknowledgments Abbreviations and Acronyms Introduction West Germany: Retrenchment versus A Survivor from Warsaw Austria: Homecoming via A Survivor from Warsaw Norway: Performing Remembrance with A Survivor from Warsaw East Germany: Antifascism and A Survivor from Warsaw Poland: Cultural Diplomacy through A Survivor from Warsaw Czechoslovakia: A Survivor as A Survivor from Warsaw Afterword Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: California studies in 20th-century music, 17.
Responsibility: Joy H. Calico.


Investigates the meanings attached to the work as it circulated through Europe during the early Cold War in a kind of symbolic musical remigration, focusing on six case studies: West Germany,  Read more...


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"Highly recommended. Yields rich, evocative insights into a period of modernist music making now receding from consciousness." CHOICE "Joy Calico, however, writes with an ease and fluidity that Read more...

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