The Twisted Muse

The Twisted Muse

Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich

Book - 1997
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"Kater...has done prodigious primary research, much of it in hitherto unexamined files, to emerge with a mountain of fresh material....Anyone seriously interested in the interface of art and a peculiarly threatening political culture will find [this book] endlessly fascinating."--Publishers Weekly"[Gives] more analytical attention to the entire [Nazi] era's secrets. Kater...has combed newspaper archives,studied economic statistics, interviewed surviving composers and meticulously correlated information from denazification proceedings. His the most thorough and nuanced now available of Nazi musical alliances, allegiances and ambiguities....[B]rings us to a more complicated understanding without tolerating latentdefenses of old friends or "Vissi d'Arte alibis." --New York Times Book Review
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780195096200
Branch Call Number: 780.94309043 K156t 1997
Characteristics: xv, 327 p. ; 24 cm


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