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Das Judenthum in der Musik: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: A public performance in Tel Aviv in 2001 of Wagner’s prelude to Tristan und Isolde, conducted as an unprogrammed encore by ________, left its audience partly delighted, partly enraged.
Pierre BoulezDaniel BarenboimIsaac SternOlivier Messiaen

Question 2: During the Nazi period there were just two publications: in ________ in 1934 and in Leipzig in 1939.
LondonTallinnStockholmBerlin

Question 3: Virtually the only response was a letter of complaint to the editor of NZM from Mendelssohn’s old colleague ________ and other professors at the Leipzig Conservatory.
Ludwig van BeethovenFranz LisztIgnaz MoschelesSigismond Thalberg

Question 4: Included amongst these were his favourite conductor Hermann Levi, the pianists ________ and Joseph Rubinstein, the writer Heinrich Porges and very many others.
Franz LisztRichard WagnerFrédéric ChopinCarl Tausig

Question 5: Because of these factors, performances of Wagner's works in the modern state of ________ did not occur during the twentieth century, by consensus.
IsraelArmeniaUnited StatesGreece

Question 6: In particular it carried the pejorative sense of 'haggling' or 'marketeering' — it was used in this sense for example by ________ [9].
SocialismMarxismKarl MarxJeremy Bentham

Question 7: It is therefore very unlikely that it was read by ________ or any of the Nazi hierarchy during the development of the Nazi movement (or later) and there is no evidence of this.
SchutzstaffelNazi PartyNazi GermanyAdolf Hitler

Question 8: The notoriety in Germany of Wagner's animus against Jews is attested to in Theodor Fontane's novel ________ (1895).
Madame BovaryEffi BriestEffi Briest (1974 film)Buddenbrooks

Question 9: His article followed a series of essays in the NZM by his disciple Uhlig, attacking the music of Meyerbeer’s ________ Le prophète.
French operaFachThe opera corpusOpera

Question 10: "Das Judentum" is not quoted or mentioned by early writers on Nazism in the 1950s such as ________.
Hannah ArendtMartin HeideggerGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelJürgen Habermas
















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