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The Vanished Musicians
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Contents: Australia: So Far, and Yet so Near - "Oh sacred Art": On the Status of Music - Failed Integration: Getting out of Germany, 1933-1937 - On the Other Side of the World - Mixed Feelings: Australian Reactions to German Racial Politics - "Muss i denn, muss i denn zum Stadtele hinaus?": Persecution and Flight - After Kristallnacht - The Refugee Problem from an Australian Perspective - Under Union Scrutiny: The Weintraubs Syncopators - "Down with the fifth column!": Britain during the War - Interned and Defamed in Australia - "In corrugated iron huts": Deported to Hay and Tatura - Snow White in Uniform: The Music Revue Sergeant Snow White - The Year 1945: Lost and Found - "The cultivated enthusiasm of a handful of missionaries": The Genesis of Musica Viva Australia - Between Adjustment and Self-Assertion: Refugee Contributions to Australian Musical Life - "Land of Mine": New Compositions for a New Australia - "Happily ever after": Hidden Contributions to Cultural Diversity.

About the Author

Albrecht Dumling is a musicologist and music critic. After completing his doctorate on Arnold Schoenberg and Stefan George, he published the first comprehensive book on Bertolt Brecht's collaboration with composers. For several years he was a music critic for Der Tagesspiegel and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. His exhibition on Nazi music policies, Degenerate Music: A Critical Reconstruction, travelled to venues all over the world, including London, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Seville and Tel Aviv. Dumling was also Project Consultant for the DECCA CD series Entartete Musik. He is the chair of the society musica reanimata, and was the first recipient of the European Cultural Prize KAIROS.

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Praise for the German edition:
"Dumling has traced a web of connections between yesterday's Germany and today's Australia, a history of disgrace, culpability, neglect, unlikely twists of fate and even the occasional happy end." (Shirley Apthorp, The Australian)
"Dumling is probably best known as the curator of Degenerate Music, an important exhibition about Nazi propaganda in music. In The Vanished Musicians his approach is like that of a curator who brings neglected historical exhibits to light." (Glenn Nicholls, Inside Story)
"The liveliness Dumling manages to transmit in his stories [...] makes the book a compelling read."(Andrea Bandhauer, Shofar)

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