publication . Article . 2016

Music in Nazi-Occupied Poland between 1939 and 1945

Naliwajek-Mazurek Katarzyna;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Musicology Today, volume 13, pages 53-70 (issn: 1734-1663, eissn: 2353-5733, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper is a survey of research on music in territories of occupied Poland conducted by the author in recent years, as well as a review of selected existing literature on this topic. A case study illustrates a principal thesis of this essay according to which music was used by the German Nazis in the General Government as a key elements of propaganda and in appropriation of conquered territories as both physical and symbolic spaces.</jats:p>
free text keywords: Nazism, Art history, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Propaganda, General Government, genocide, Cracow, Warsaw, music, 1939–1945, Holocaust, Musical instruction and study, MT1-960
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