Music After Hitler, 1945-1955

Music After Hitler, 1945-1955

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The political control of music in the Third Reich has been analysed from several perspectives, and with ever increasing sophistication. Toby Thacker asks how and why music was controlled in Germany under Allied Occupation from 1945-1949, and in the early years of 'semi-sovereignty' between 1949 and 1955. The 're-education' of Germany after the Hitler years was a unique historical experiment and the place of music within this is explored here for the first time.Festival brochures and travel guides were prepared, in English and Italian as well as in German versions. ... government of Lower Saxony took great care with the preparation of a speech for his replacement, Vice-Chancel lor Franz Bliicher.

Title:Music After Hitler, 1945-1955
Author:Toby Thacker
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007


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