TMF CURRICULUM GUIDE • "Finding a voice: musicians in terezín"
This 45-page illustrated soft-cover curriculum guide with CD is produced and published by Terezín Music Foundation with Facing History and Ourselves. The painting on the cover is by artist Samuel Bak. "Finding a Voice" is available in print from TMF; please contact us.
Preface by TMF Executive Director Mark Ludwig
Foreword by Facing History and Ourselves Director Margot Stern Strom
Overview of the CD: An Annotated Guide
(The CD presents works by Hans Krasa, Gideon Klein, Viktor Ullmann, and Pavel Haas)
Religion, Race, and Identity
Building a "Racial State"
Raacial Purity and Degenerate Music
Art and Politics
Confronting the "Big Lie"
Responding to the CD:
Readings keyed to the music on the CD
Terezin: A Paradox
A Statement of Faith
"A Living Message"
This section adds new voices and stories to discussions sparked by the CD.
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PLAY THE MUSIC THAT ACCOMPANIES THE GUIDE:
(The following tracks accompany the text. Performances are by the Hawthorne String Quartet: Si-Jing Huang, violin; Ronan Lefkowitz, violin; Mark Ludwig, viola; Sato Knudsen, cello. CD Produced by Mark Ludwig, Terezin Music Foundation Executive Director.)
Links to Reading 4 — Art and Politics
I. Excerpts from Solo Piano Works
Written and performed by Ervin Schulhoff in Berlin in 1928.
Links to Reading 6 — Terezin: A Paradox
II. Excerpts from Passacaglia and Fugue for String Trio by Hans Krasa
Links to Reading 8 — "A Living Message"
III. Excerpts from Trio for String instruments, Movement No. 2, by Gideon Klein
Links to Reading 9 — Expressing Outrage
IV. Excerpts from String Quartet No. 3 by Viktor Ullmann
Links to Reading 10 — Across Boundaries
V. Excerpts from String Quartet No. 2 by Pavel Haas
This is the complete list of tracks to accompany "Finding a Voice: Musicians in Terezin." You can hear more music from and inspired by Terezin here.