[Dixielandjazz] Wolpe and the Bauhaus

Anton Crouch a.crouch at unsw.edu.au
Wed May 28 23:59:58 PDT 2003

Hello all

First the humour, then the didacticism.

Yes, Wolpe was influenced by Bauhaus principles (and dadaism also). He
embraced the Bauhaus idea of utopian socialism and it is possible that his
early exposure to multi-media exhibitions flowed through to his music. In
later life, he specifically rejected "elite" music, and wrote for amateur

All the best

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