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Karl Straube (1873-1950): Germany's Master Organist in Turbulent Times

 New,Karl Straube (1873-1950): Germany's Master Organist in Turbulent Times

  • Author: Anderson, Christopher

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Contents

  • Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part I . Berlin 1873-1897
  • 1. Headwaters
  • 2. Mentors
  • 3. Liftoff
  • Part II . Wesel 1897-1902
  • 4. New beginnings
  • 5. Reger
  • 6. "I'd like finally to get on with it!"
  • Part III . Leipzig 1903-1918
  • 7. A Berliner in (little) Paris
  • 8. Off the organ bench
  • 9. Trouble in paradise
  • 10. "In my naivete"
  • 11. Emmi Leisner
  • 12. Deaths and transfigurations
  • Part IV . Intermezzo: Leipzig 1918-1920
  • 13. Decision point
  • 14. Portraits in ambivalence
  • Part V . Leipzig 1920-1929
  • 15. On the road and at the negotiating table
  • 16. Politics I
  • 17. "When the days of darkness come"
  • 18. Colleagues
  • 19. The treadmill
  • 20. Movements in time
  • 21. "God preserve Karl Straube"
  • Part VI . Leipzig 1930-1939
  • 22. Bach on air
  • 23. Politics II
  • 24. Praeceptor Germaniae
  • 25. The spring of our discontent
  • 26. Beyond the Rhine
  • 27. Deceptive cadence
  • 28. Tempelreinigung
  • Part VII . Leipzig 1940-1950
  • 29. The Franciscan way
  • 30. Perils
  • 31. Goetterdammerung 1943
  • 32. Gone with the wind
  • 33. Reckonings
  • 34. "Like sand through the fingers" Epilogue: Musical Offering
  • Bibliography
  • Index