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Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music

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Jewish Identities mounts a formidable challenge to prevailing essentialist assumptions about "Jewish music," which maintain that ethnic groups, nations, or religious communities possess an essence that must manifest itself in art created by members of that group. Klára Móricz scrutinizes concepts of Jewish identity and reorders ideas about twentieth-century "Jewish music" ...more
Hardcover, 468 pages
Published February 5th 2008 by University of California Press
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Sam Schulman
An academic book that is a little heavy going for the non-musicologist and for the person who is essentially what Mme. Moricz calls "an essentialist." But her pages on the coot that Schoenberg turns out to have been are worth the price of admission. As a German-Jewish lover of the Fuhrer-Prinzip, his repeated heartbreaks during the 1930s are, well, heartbreaking, especially since he felt at times that he could really understand Nazi racial pride because it was a dim reflection of his own feeling ...more
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