Music and Killing

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There are no music videos embedded in this page. There are only links about how the beauty of music existed alongside the ugliness of killing. The majority of writing on this theme seems to concentrate in discussion of music in Nazi Germany.

Guido Fackler, “Music in Concentration Camps 1933-1945”

Edward B. Westermann, “How the Nazis used music to celebrate and facilitate murder”

Yad Vashem, “The Third Reich: Classical Music and the Nazi Leadership, 1933-1945”

However, one might also want to include the scene from Apocalypse Now in the page “New Meanings” within this category …

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