SONGS OF EXILES: Rescuing ‘degenerate music’ from the shadows

A 1938 poster for an exhibition of degenerate music ( Entartete Musik),organised by Hans Severus Ziegler in Düsseldorf, Germany

Peter Brathwaite writes:  The Nazi campaign against so-called ‘degenerate music’, saw works by such composers as Weill, Schoenberg and Hindemith denounced and suppressed. More than 70 years later, much of this music is still unknown. Baritone Peter Brathwaite on his mission to bring it to a new audience.

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