'Wenn die Stimmen verhallen' : Holocausterinnerung und die doppelte Abwesenheit der Zeugen = ['When the voices die away' : Holocaust remembrance and the twofold absence of witnesses]

Bachmann, M. (2017) 'Wenn die Stimmen verhallen' : Holocausterinnerung und die doppelte Abwesenheit der Zeugen = ['When the voices die away' : Holocaust remembrance and the twofold absence of witnesses]. Semper! Magazin(7), pp. 18-19.

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Abstract

With regard to a 2017 production of Mieczysław Weinberg's opera 'The Passenger' (1968), and drawing on Primo Levi's writings on testimony, this article explores the opera's libretto against the background of recent changes in Holocaust memory, namely the dying of surviving witnesses.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Mieczysław Weinberg, Alexander Medvedev, Primo Levi, Holocaust, testimony, witnessing, opera.
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Bachmann, Dr Michael
Authors: Bachmann, M.
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > M Music
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Journal Name:Semper! Magazin
Publisher:Semperoper Dresden

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