In Music in the Holocaust Shirli Gilbert provides the first large scale, critical account in English of the role of music amongst communities imprisoned under Nazism She documents a wide scope of musical activities, ranging from orchestras and chamber groups to choirs, theatres, communal sing songs, and cabarets, in some of the most important internment centres in Nazi occupied Europe, including Auschwitz and the Warsaw and Vilna ghettos Gilbert is also concerned with exploring the ways in which music particularly the many songs that were preserved contribute to our broader understanding of the Holocaust and the experiences of its victims Music in the Holocaust is, at its core, a social history, taking as its focus the lives of individuals and communities imprisoned under Nazism Music opens a unique window on to the internal world of those communities, offering insight into how they understood, interpreted, and responded to their experiences at the time....
|Title||:||Music in the Holocaust: Confronting Life in the Nazi Ghettos and Camps (Oxford Historical Monographs)|
|Publisher||:||Clarendon Press 1 edition June 2, 2005|
|Number of Pages||:||256 pages|
|File Size||:||878 KB|
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Music in the Holocaust: Confronting Life in the Nazi Ghettos and Camps (Oxford Historical Monographs) Reviews
This is an excellent, brief presentation of what musical life was like in the Nazi ghettos and camps. It tends toward the "academic" with regard to structure but, for me, it works nicely because I find it easy to use within a university context. Ms. Gilbert provides an excellent bibliography and a very useful index. Her book is a fine introduction to this particular aspect of Holocaust history.
You will learn. learn, learn about a subject little taught..