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Music by victims of
the Nazi death camps -
heard by
HOWARD SMITH

'Worth its weight and then some, in Euros.'

Lost Generation - Schulhoff, Ullmann, Tauský - Ulrike Anton, Russell Ryan, David Parry, English Chamber Orchestra. © 2012 Gramola

Here is work by two victims of 1940s Nazi death camps and by escapee-composer Vilem Tauský (1910-2004). His Coventry -- Meditation for String Orchestra recalls the Luftwaffe's West Midlands blitzkrieg, at its most destructive on 14 November 1940.

Three items are by Czech composer and pianist Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942) and a twinned Chamber Symphony and String Quartet by Austrian composer, conductor and pianist Viktor Ullman (1898-1944). The Ullman pieces are arranged for string orchestra by American conductor and cellist Kenneth Woods...

Copyright © 19 April 2013 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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LOST GENERATION - SCHULHOFF, ULLMANN, TAUSKY

VILEM TAUSKY

ERWIN SCHULHOFF

VIKTOR ULLMANN

ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

DAVID PARRY

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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