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Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II

  • Author: Fauser, Annegret
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Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: We, as Musicians, are Soldiers, too...
  • Musicians in Uniform
  • Performing for Victory
  • Composition in the War Effort
  • Cultural Mediators and Educators
  • Chapter 2: Shaping Music for Total War
  • Music in the Service of Propaganda: The Office of War Information
  • Crossing Borders: Music, Diplomacy, and the State Department
  • The Singing Army: Uplift and Education for a Nation
  • Music Therapy and the Reconditioning of Soldiers
  • Chapter 3: I Hear America Singing...
  • Sounds of a Usable Past
  • Salutes to American Folk Song
  • Voicing Opera in America
  • Chapter 4: The Great Invasion
  • Exile Experiences
  • French Connections, Czech Identities
  • Refugees from Axis Nations
  • Chapter 5: Hail Muse Americana!
  • Commemoration and Patriotic Celebration
  • Celebrating the American Way
  • New World Symphonies
  • Works Cited