Articles about Nazi Era

Berlin's Lost Recordings
Songlines (2016) , No. 121, pp. 32-35

 

Arische Frömmigkeit
Musik und Kirche (2016) Vol. 86, No. 2, pp. 92-93

 

Righting and Remembering the Nazi Past: "Suppressed Music" in American Concert Performance
Music and Politics (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. np

Current performance of music denigrated during the Nazi era is remarkably vibrant, wide-ranging, and transnational. To date, however, there has been no in-depth scholarly intervention into any aspect of this work. Given the literature limitations as well as the unwieldy ...

How Can Music Be Torturous?: Music in Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camps
Music and Politics (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. np

Singing on command, playing instruments in prisoners' orchestras and having to listen to this music was part of daily life in German Nazi Camps. SS-guards in many concentration and extermination camps purposefully used music to attack prisoners' identities, certainties and ...

The Speech Choir in Central European Theatres and Literary-Musical Works in the First Third of the 20th Century
Muzikologija (2015) , No. 18, pp. 159-174

Speech choirs emerged as an offshoot of the choral gatherings of a wider youth musical and singing movement in the first half of the 20th century. The occasionally expressed opinion that choral speaking was cultivated primarily by the Hitler Youth ...