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Title Driven into paradise : the musical migration from Nazi Germany to the United States / edited by Reinhold Brinkmann and Christoph Wolff.
Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [1999]
©1999

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Subject Music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
National socialism and music.
Exiles -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Exiles -- Austria -- History -- 20th century.
Musicians -- Europe -- Biography.
Alt Name Brinkmann, Reinhold, 1934-2010.
Wolff, Christoph.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 373 pages) : music
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Forced Migration of artists and scholars from Nazi German is a compelling and often wrenching story. The story is twofold - of impoverishment for the countries the musicians left behind and enrichment for the United States. The latter is the focus of this collection, which approaches the subject from diverse perspectives, including documentary-style newspaper accounts and an exploration of Walt Whitman's poetry in the work of Paul Hindemith and Kurt Weill."--Jacket.
Contents Preface / Christoph Wolff -- Reading a letter / Reinhold Brinkmann -- "We miss our Jews" : the musical migration from Nazi Germany / Peter Gay -- My Vienna triangle at Washington Square revisited and dilated / Milton Babbitt -- Displaced musics and immigrant musicologists : ethnomusicological and biographical perspectives / Bruno Nettl -- Music and musicians in exile : the romantic legacy of a double life / Lydia Goehr -- The exile of European music : documentation of upheaval and immigration in the New York Times / David Josephson -- Composers in exile : the question of musical identity / Hermann Danuser -- Challenges and opportunities of acculturation : Schoenberg, Krenek, and Stravinsky in exile / Claudia Maurer Zenck -- Reading Whitman/responding to America : Hindemith, Weill, and others / Kim H. Kowalke -- A Viennese opera composer in Hollywood : Korngold's double exile in America / Bryan Gilliam -- Strangers in strangers' land : Werfel, Weill, and the Eternal road / Alexander L. Ringer -- Hindemith and Weill : cases of "inner" and "other" direction / Stephen Hinton -- Wolpe and Black Mountain college / Anne C. Shreffler -- From Jewish exile in Germany to German scholar in America : Alfred Einsteins's emigration / Pamela M. Potter -- Immigrant musicians and the American chamber music scene, 1930-1950 / Walter Levin -- Appendix : Musicologists who emigrated from Germany, Austria, and central Europe, ca. 1930-1945.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520921177 (electronic bk.)
0520921178 (electronic bk.)
058517640X (electronic bk.)
9780585176406 (electronic bk.)
0520214137 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 45727481
Additional Format Print version: Driven into paradise. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1999 0520214137 (DLC) 98028956 (OCoLC)39354284
Table of Contents
 Notes on Contributors 
 Preface / Christoph Wolff 
 Reading a Letter / Reinhold Brinkmann3
 "We miss our Jews": The Musical Migration from Nazi Germany / Peter Gay21
 My Vienna Triangle at Washington Square Revisited and Dilated / Milton Babbitt33
 Displaced Musics and Immigrant Musicologists: Ethnomusicological and Biographical Perspectives / Bruno Nettl54
 Music and Musicians in Exile: The Romantic Legacy of a Double Life / Lydia Goehr66
 The Exile of European Music: Documentation of Upheaval and Immigration in the New York Times / David Josephson92
 Composers in Exile: The Question of Musical Identity / Hermann Danuser155
 Challenges and Opportunities of Acculturation: Schoenberg, Krenek, and Stravinsky in Exile / Claudia Maurer Zenck172
 Reading Whitman/Responding to America: Hindemith, Weill, and Others / Kim H. Kowalke194
 A Viennese Opera Composer in Hollywood: Korngold's Double Exile in America / Bryan Gilliam223
 Strangers in Strangers' Land: Werfel, Weill, and The Eternal Road / Alexander L. Ringer243
 Hindemith and Weill: Cases of "Inner" and "Other" Direction / Stephen Hinton261
 Wolpe and Black Mountain College / Anne C. Shreffler279
 From Jewish Exile in Germany to German Scholar in America: Alfred Einstein's Emigration / Pamela M. Potter298
 Immigrant Musicians and the American Chamber Music Scene, 1930-1950 / Walter Levin322
AppMusicologists who Emigrated from Germany, Austria, and Central Europe, CA. 1930-1945341
 Index345