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Music In Terez�n Second edition

Ann Karas

223 pp.

52 illustrations

ISBN: 978-1576470305

paperback $49.95

Purchase on Boydell & Brewer


When Adolf Hitler created the model camp at Theresienstadt (Terez�n in Czech) for the better-known of Europe's Jewish transportees he gathered together many of the continent's finest musicians. This examination of the associations the compositions the performances and above all the people in Terez�n accentuates the roles the active musical life played in the struggle for hope in those darkest of times.

This second edition of Music in Terez�n adds information on the lives of the survivors of the camp and corrects some material from the first edition.


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