Download PDF by Joy H. Calico: Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

By Joy H. Calico

ISBN-10: 0520281861

ISBN-13: 9780520281868

pleasure H. Calico examines the cultural background of postwar Europe throughout the lens of the functionality and reception of Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw—a brief yet robust paintings, she argues, in a position to frustrating each uncovered nerve in postwar Europe. Schoenberg, a Jewish composer whose oeuvre have been one of many Nazis’ best exemplars of entartete (degenerate) track, immigrated to the us and have become an American citizen. either sought after and reviled as a pioneer of dodecaphony, he wrote this twelve-tone piece in regards to the Holocaust in 3 languages for an American audience. This e-book investigates the meanings connected to the paintings because it circulated via Europe through the early chilly warfare in a type of symbolic musical remigration, concentrating on six case stories: West Germany, Austria, Norway, East Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. each one case is exclusive, expert by way of person geopolitical issues, yet this research additionally finds universal subject matters in anxieties approximately musical modernism, Holocaust reminiscence and culpability, the coexistence of Jews and previous Nazis, anti-Semitism, dislocation, and the presence of occupying forces on each side of the chilly struggle divide.

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