Music in the Holocaust : confronting life in the Nazi ghettos and camps /

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 song...

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Main Author: Gilbert, Shirli.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series:Oxford historical monographs.
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Table of 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.