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By Joy H. Calico

pleasure H. Calico examines the cultural heritage of postwar Europe in the course of 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 were one of many Nazis’ major exemplars of entartete (degenerate) tune, immigrated to the us and have become an American citizen. either famous 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 booklet investigates the meanings connected to the paintings because it circulated via Europe throughout the early chilly battle in one of those symbolic musical remigration, concentrating on six case reports: West Germany, Austria, Norway, East Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. each one case is exclusive, knowledgeable via person geopolitical issues, yet this research additionally unearths universal issues 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 warfare divide.

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