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Composers of the Nazi era : eight portraits / Michael H. Kater

Catalog Data

Author:
Kater, Michael H. 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 399 pages)
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Germany
Allemagne
Date:
2000
20th century
20e siècle
Notes:
Elecresource
Contents:
Werner Egk : the enigmatic opportunist -- Paul Hindemith : the reluctant emigré -- Kurt Weill : a survivor on two continents -- Karl Amadeus Hartmann : the composer as dissident -- Carl Orff : man of legend -- Hans Pfitzner : Magister Teutonicus Miser -- Arnold Schoenberg : musician of contrasts -- Richard Strauss : Jupiter compromised
Summary:
A detailed study of the often interrelated careers of eight outstanding German composers who lived and worked amid the dictatorship of the Third Reich: Werner Egk, Paul Hindemith, Kurt Weill, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Carl Orff, Hans Pfitzner, Arnold Schoenberg, and Richard Strauss.
Topic:
Composers  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
National socialism  Search this
Compositeurs  Search this
Musique--Histoire et critique  Search this
Nazisme et musique  Search this
MUSIC--Individual Composer & Musician  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Composers & Musicians  Search this
Music  Search this
Call number:
ML390 .K198 2000 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149377