Sonderstab Musik : music confiscations by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg under the Nazi occupation of Western Europe (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Sonderstab Musik : music confiscations by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg under the Nazi occupation of Western Europe

Author: Willem de Vries
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Against the background of the Nazi purge of Jews and "Jewish elements" from German culture, under the leadership of Alfred Rosenberg, describes the activities of the "Sonderstab Musik, " whose aim was to locate music manuscripts, books, and instruments. This enterprise, headed by the musicologist Herbert Gerigk, was extended to Nazi-occupied Europe, where it carried out extensive confiscations of Jewish property  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willem de Vries
ISBN: 9053561757 9789053561751 9053561811 9789053561812
OCLC Number: 35684478
Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Concise Curriculum Vitae for Alfred Rosenberg --
1. A Concise Overview of German Music Policy (1928-1940). 1.1. The Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR): Objectives and Organization --
2. Implementation of Music Policy in Germany (1935-1945). 2.1. Herbert Gerigk: Rosenberg's Political Orchestrator. 2.2. The Hauptstelle Musik at the DBFU (1935-1945). 2.3. The Amt Musik of the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) (1940-1945). 2.4. The Lexikon der Juden in der Musik. 2.5. The Hohe Schule --
3. The Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) in Occupied Western Europe (1940-1945). 3.1. The Sonderstab Musik of the ERR --
4. The Case Histories. 4.1. Wolfgang Boetticher. 4.2. Guillaume de Van. 4.3. Darius Milhaud. 4.4. Wanda Landowska --
Appendix I: Processing the Items Confiscated from France at the Amt Musik in Berlin --
Appendix II: Testimonies from Dr Herbert Gerigk and Dr Wolfgang Boetticher (1960-1961).
Responsibility: Willem de Vries.
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The confiscation of musical instruments and books illustrates how the nazis tried to eliminate Jewish cultural life in Europe.  Read more...

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