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Language and/or Subtitles: English
French
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Format: DVD 2004
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Location Collection Status
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Contents
Disc 1. A tone of ambivalence and menace
The Germans and the Jews
From Bach to Schoenberg
The ghettos
Music and emancipation
Moses and Felix Mendelssohn
More German than Jewish
Wagner and The Jews in music
The Jew becomes the scapegoat
The highest purpose of mankind is artistic
Wagner in Israel
The words of Rabbi Leo Baeck
Concerts in Theresienstadt
You must play!
Dr. Mengele
The magic of music. Music, disc 1, excerpts from: Symphony no. 9. First movement / Gustav Mahler
Saint Matthew Passion. No. 42 ; B-minor Mass. Kyrie / Johann Sebastian Bach
Verklärte Nacht / Arnold Schoenberg
Kol nidrei / Max Bruch
Märchenbilder. Nos. 4 & 2 / Robert Schumann
A midsummer night's dream. Overture ; Elijah / Felix Mendelssohn
Saint Matthew Passion. No. 35 / Johann Sebastian Bach
Götterdämmerung. Siegfried's funeral music ; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Finale ; Parsifal. Music of the grail / Richard Wagner
Impromptu in A flat major, op. 142 / Franz Schubert
Méditation hébraïque / Ernest Bloch
The song of Terezin / Franz Waxman.

Additional Information
Subjects Jews -- Music -- History and criticism.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Songs and music.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives.
National socialism and music.
Publisher East Sussex, England :Opus Arte,2004
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Ashkenazy, Vladimir, 1937-
Nupen, Christopher.
Allegro Films (London, England)
Gürzenich-Orchester/Kölner Philharmoniker.
Kölner Oper. Chor, performer.
Kölner Domchor, performer.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Participants/Performers The Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne; the Cologne Opera Chorus; the Cologne Cathedral Children's Choir; Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor; other performers.
Language English
French
German
Spanish
In English (principally), French, and German; with optional subtitles in English, French, German, and Spanish.
Notes Film portion originally produced for television broadcast in 2003.
Program notes in English, French, and German (23 p. : col. ill.), inserted in container.
Disc 2 comprises additional interviews, with Toby Perlman, Michael Haas, Elyakim Ha'etzni, Norman Lebrecht, Margaret Brearley, Paul Lawrence Rose, Leon Botstein, Daniel Barenboim, Yirmiyahu Yovel, Uri Toeplitz, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, Jacques Stroumsa, and Alice Sommer; and Yevgeny Kissin playing the Andante espressivo from Brahms' F minor piano sonata, op. 5.
System Details DVD; all regions; 16/9 anamorphic; LPCM stereo., Dolby digital., widescreen presentation.
Description 2 videodiscs (330 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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