Bloch, Schoenberg, and Bernstein: Assimilating Jewish Music

Bloch, Schoenberg, and Bernstein: Assimilating Jewish Music

by David M. Schiller
ISBN-10:
0198167113
ISBN-13:
9780198167112
Pub. Date:
03/28/2003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Bloch, Schoenberg, and Bernstein: Assimilating Jewish Music

David Schiller's study of the Jewish music of Bloch, Schoenberg, and Bernstein reveals how, in the mid-twentieth century, the problem of assimilation was acutely felt as the unfinished business of European Jewry, at a time when American Jewry was creating its own distinctive culture (albeit with European roots). This incisive study sheds new light on an important aspect of the cultural and aesthetic achievements of these seminal Jewish composers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198167112
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Ernest Bloch's 'Sacred Service'
2. Arnold Schoenberg's 'A Survivor from Warsaw'
3. Leonard Bernstein's 'Kaddish'

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