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Singing for survival : songs of the Lodz ghetto, 1940-45 / Gila Flam.

Flam, Gila, 1956- (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library ML3776 .F62 1992 37684001100541 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0252018176
  • ISBN: 9780252018176
  • Physical Description: xv, 207 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Historical Context -- Lodz: The Ghetto -- Lodz: The Culture -- Chaim Rumkowski: The Man and the Song -- The Man: King of the Ghetto -- The Song: A "Hit" -- Yaakov and the Street Songs -- Yaakov's Story -- The Street Songs -- Domestic Songs -- Miriam's Story -- Other Contexts for Singing -- The Theater -- The Youth Organization -- The Workplace -- The Contemporary Context: Commemoration Ceremonies -- Yizkor.
Summary, etc.:
"Gila Flam offers a penetrating insider's look at a musical culture previously unexplored--the song repertoire created and performed in the Lodz ghetto of Poland. Drawing on interviews with survivors and on library and archival materials, the author illustrates the general themes of the Lodz repertoire and explores the nature of Holocaust song. Most of the songs are presented here for the first time. Book jacket."--Jacket.
Subject: Jews > Poland > Łódź > Music > History and criticism.
Jews > Persecutions > Poland > Łódź
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Łódź
Songs, Yiddish > Poland > Łódź > 20th century > History and criticism.
Jews > Poland > Łódź > Music.
Songs, Yiddish > Poland > Łódź > 20th century.

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