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Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Tina Frühauf and Lily Hirsch

Abstract

This book is devoted to Jewish music in Germany from 1945 to the turn of the twenty-first century, with pioneering recent research on its presence (actual, symbolic, or transnational) and perceptions. As such, the volume draws together three significant areas of inquiry: Jewish music, German culture, and the legacy of the Holocaust. Taking these subjects as a point of departure, the chapters cover a wide spectrum of topics, from music in the displaced persons camps in the immediate postwar period to compositions conceived in response to the Holocaust in the later twentish century and the klezm ... More

Keywords: Jewish music, musicology, displacement, Holocaust memory, Nazi-era musicology, displaced person, DP, klezmer music, represence, Holocaust survivor, Yiddish song, memory work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199367481
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tina Frühauf, author
Columbia University

Lily Hirsch, author
Cleveland State University

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