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Author Gilbert, Shirli.
Title Music in the Holocaust : confronting life in the Nazi ghettos and camps / Shirli Gilbert.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

Author Gilbert, Shirli.
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Subject Jews -- Poland -- Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Poland -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Germany -- Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Germany -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
National socialism and music.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Description 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, music.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-228) and index.
Contents Introduction : redeeming music : "spiritual resistance" and beyond -- "Have compassion, Jewish hearts" : music in the Warsaw ghetto -- Vilna : politicians and partisans -- Songs confront the past : life in Sachsenhausen -- Fragments of humanity : music in Auschwitz.
Summary Shirli Gilbert has produced the first large-scale, critical account of the role of music amongst communities imprisoned under Nazism. She documents a wide scope of musical activities in Nazi internment centres, and 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. - ;In Music in the Holocaust Shirli Gilbert provides the first large-scale, critical account of the role of music amongst communities imprisoned under Nazism. She documents a wide sco.
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ISBN 9780191515477 (electronic bk.)
0191515477 (electronic bk.)
9780199277971 (cased)
0199277974 (cased)
0199277974 (Cloth)
OCLC # 133074799
Additional Format Print version: Gilbert, Shirli. Music in the Holocaust. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005 0199277974 9780199277971 (DLC) 2005277352 (OCoLC)57062876


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