Thacker, Toby: Music after Hitler, 1945–1955 (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Contents: Introduction. Part 1 Allied re-education, 1945–49: Music and regeneration; Denazification; Anti-fascism and music; 'Cultural freedom' or 'contemporary realism'? Part 2 New Musical Cultures, 1949–55: Bach 'shenanigans'; Music and state in Germany: 1950–55; Dance music: the enemy within?; Collaboration, confrontation, and infiltration; Conclusion: when music mattered. Bibliography and sources; Index.