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Author Calico, Joy H

Title Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Series California studies in 20th-century music ; 17
California studies in 20th-century music ; 17
Contents Cover; 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; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary 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. Schoenberg, a Jewish composer whose oeuvre had been one of the Nazis' prime exemplars of entartete (degenerate) music, immigrated to the United States and became an American citizen. Both admired and reviled as a pioneer of dodecaphony, he wrote this twelve-tone piece about the Holocaust in three languages for an American audi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
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Subject Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 -- Appreciation -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520281861 (hardback)
0520957709 (electronic bk.)
1306417155 (ebk)
9780520281868 (hardback)
9780520957701 (electronic bk.)
9781306417150 (ebk)