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JEWISHNESS IN MUSIC: MIRRORS OF SELFNESS IN JEWISH MUSIC

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Identifying certain forms of music as Jewish and establishing the criteria for how Jewishness in music would be recognized preoccupied ideological and aesthetic concerns of many Jews entering ... More


New ‘Old Leftist’ Aesthetics in the West German Contemporary Music Scene: The Cantata Streik bei Mannesmann (1973)

Beate Kutschke

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the socio-political background and music of the cantata Streik bei Mannesmann (1973) that was initiated by Wolfgang Florey and written by various young musicians such as ... More


‘Non, je ne regrette rien’

Konrad Boehmer

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Konrad Boehmer is the composer of numerous electro-acoustic, stage and instrumental works, a distinguished teacher of composition, music history and theory, and a prodigious writer on music, ... More


‘Music Left and Right’: A Tale of Two Histories of Progressive Music

Anne C. Shreffler

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What kinds of music have been considered to exemplify left-wing thought in non-communist countries at different times and places? This chapter chooses an intentionally simplistic model of two basic ... More


Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Sally Bick

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Unsettled Scores treats the Hollywood activities of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler, who were among the earliest modernist composers to negotiate the collision of the high/low dichotomy within these ... More


Epilogue

Sally Bick

in Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The conclusion presents a summation of Copland’s and Eisler’s political music and their contributions in both their writings and their film scores to the history of the Hollywood industry and ... More


Background Stories

Sally Bick

in Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces the political landscape caused by World War I, the crisis in capitalism, the Great Depression, and the Popular Front, crises that would shape Copland’s and Eisler’s individual ... More


Men's Musicology/Women's Films: Meanings of Late Romanticism

Peter Franklin

in Seeing Through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195383454
eISBN:
9780199897032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383454.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Some of the ways in which film music has more recently been treated are initially examined. Engagement with the Adorno/Eisler Composing for the Films concentrates on a curious gender implication in ... More


Double Projections

Berthold Hoeckner

in Film, Music, Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 3 introduces double projection as a phenomenon that occurs when well-known music calls up preexisting associations on the viewer’s mental screen while watching a movie. With the advent of ... More


Bertolt Brecht’s California Poetry: Mimesis or Modernism?

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

It was Bertolt Brecht who gave Los Angeles a bad name in German literature. Even critics who are not familiar with the original German verse love to cite Brecht's scathing poem comparing Los Angeles ... More


Brecht at the Opera

Joy H. Calico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254824
eISBN:
9780520942813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254824.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book looks at the German playwright's lifelong ambivalent engagement with opera. An ardent opera lover in his youth, Brecht later denounced the genre as decadent and irrelevant to modern society ... More


Life with Eva, II (1932–1936)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The chapter covers Blitzstein’s marriage to Eva Goldbeck; his involvement with the Dartington School; his and Eva’s deportation from Brussels for alleged communist activities; his return to New York ... More


DAVID BLAKE (b. 1936)Beata L’Alma (1966): Text by Herbert Read

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter discusses the Beata L’Alma, a short but compelling cantata by David Blake. This is a piece that adheres strictly to the discipline of twelve-tone composition, yet manages to create ... More


A New Account of the ‘March Events’

Józef Lewandowski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates Jerzy Eisler's monograph Marzec 1968 (1991), which offers a new account of the March 1968 events. The main strength in Marzec 1968 is Eisler's ability to recount accurately the ... More


Hey! We're Alive!

Michael Haas

in Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154306
eISBN:
9780300154313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154306.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the political aspects of the works of Jewish composers. It explains that the vast majority of secular Jewish composers and writers were resolutely anti-religion and discusses ... More


Afterword: Blowing on a Dead Man’s Embers: Byron’s Biographical Ghosts

Peter Allender

in Byron's Ghosts: The Spectral, the Spiritual and the Supernatural

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319709
eISBN:
9781781380925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319709.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the ways in which literary biographies attempt to ‘bring the dead to life’, with varying degrees of sympathy and animosity. Noting the dramatic alteration in assessments of ... More


Prokofiev, Soviet Influence, and the Music World in Stalinist Central Europe

David G. Tompkins

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the aftermath of World War II, the Red Army as a symbol of power was supported in many other arenas so as to counteract the rival influence of the United States on Central Europe. The Soviet Union ... More


Our Story

Riane Eisler

in Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190935726
eISBN:
9780190935757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935726.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This stage-setting chapter introduces a way to address more effectively our mounting social, economic, and environmental challenges: the Biocultural Partnership-Domination Lens. Transcending ... More


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