[Dixielandjazz] Art and Ideology - Wilhelm Furtwangler

JimDBB at aol.com JimDBB at aol.com
Sun Aug 31 15:38:27 PDT 2003

Thanks, Steve, for posting this article on Furtwangler.  Very ineresting.  I have viewed films of him conducting and was intrigued to know more about him.  

Herbert Von Karajan was another conducting genius in the same situation in Germany.

barbonestreet at earthlink.net writes:

> WARNING, NOT OKOM. You may wish to delete now. This is, however, a
> provocative look at Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor of the Berlin
> Philharmonic during Adolph Hitler's reign in Germany. It is an
> interesting read for those on the list whose musical tastes are not
> narrowly defined, and/or who are interested in the relationship between
> musical art and political ideology. And there are example 
> of this clash
> in Jazz.
> DELETE or READ, the choice is yours.
> Cheers,
> Steve
> August 31, 2003 - New York Times
> The Man Who Kept the Music Playing (for Hitler)

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