Musical Witness and Holocaust Representation

  title={Musical Witness and Holocaust Representation},
  author={Amy Lynn Wlodarski},
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's Nuit et Brouillard 4. The state as witness: Judische Chronik in the German Democratic Republic 5. The composer as witness: Steve Reich's Different Trains Epilogue. 
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  • Art
    Studies in the Psychosocial
  • 2019
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