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““An Idea Can Never Perish””: Memory, the Musical Idea, and Schoenberg's A Survivor From Warsaw (1947)
This article explores the role of memory within Schoenberg9s Gedanke Manuscripts and its musical encoding in A Survivor From Warsaw , his 1947 Holocaust cantata. In the Gedanke Manuscripts humanExpand
The Testimonial Aesthetics of Different Trains
Often praised as an exceptional artistic response to the Holocaust, Steve Reich9s Different Trains adopts a documentary approach to Holocaust representation in which Reich assembled short excerptsExpand
Art Outside the Lines
This collection of essays, written by leading scholars in the fields of East German art, film, literature, music, and museum studies, seeks to renegotiate the artistic legacy of the German DemocraticExpand
Musical Witness and Holocaust Representation
Introduction 1. The composer as witness: Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw 2. The philosopher as witness: Theodor Adorno's A Survivor from Warsaw 3. The composer as witness: Hanns Eisler'sExpand
The Black Liberation Mosaic:1 South Africa and Mississippi
In 2008, students from Dickinson College conducted dozens of interviews in South Africa and Mississippi as part of a semester-long comparative oral history project studying the movements thatExpand