The Berlin Jüdischer Kulturbund and the "After-Life" of Franz Schubert: Musical Appropriation and Identity Politics in Nazi Germany

Hirsch, Lily E.
September 2007
Musical Quarterly;Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 90 Issue 3/4, p469
Academic Journal
The article provides information on music reception. It examines the relationship between the performance of musical work and its audience within the realm of Franz Schubert's music in the context of the Berlin Jüdischer Kulturbund or the Jewish Culture League. The league is a cultural organization established by an alliance of Jews and Nazis in 1933. The article evaluates musical appropriation and identity in Nazi Germany within the said boundaries. Music's aesthetic, political, historic, and social expectations are also explored in the article.


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