Note to correspondents on "Entartete Musik": Your spelling of the adjective
has in some cases left out a syllable [te] that denotes adjectival form.
Just a bit of necessary Beckmesserei.
On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Dave Burnham <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Reminds me of the message of the song "Hitler Lives".
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 2013-08-21, at 2:07 PM, Donald Tait <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Please accept my congratulations too. It's well-done and very powerful,
> and conveys a message that can never be repeated frequently enough. It's
> too easy for people to be unaware of the nightmarish horror of which
> governments of evil, ignorant people are capable. Or to even know or think
> it possible.
> > Don Tait
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: ARSCLIST <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 11:37 am
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Entarte Kunst
> > Carl,
> > Thank you so much for the encouraging feedback! And yes, the Brecht quote
> > imparts exactly what I was aiming for in this collage.
> > David N. Lewis
> > Cincinnati, OH
> > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Carl Pultz <[log in to unmask]>
> >> Wow. And fully resonant this morning. "Then I heard the sound of
> >> drumming/and I knew what had to be done/we must join the war that was
> >> coming/for a nice little place in the sun." -Brecht
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> >> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Lewis
> >> Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2013 10:02 PM
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Entarte Kunst
> >> I can already hear the grumbling ... "Ohh Uncle Dave glues macaroni to a
> >> paper plate, spray paints it, and wants to share it with the group.."
> >> Nevertheless, I am pretty proud of this. In 1988 -- the fiftieth
> >> anniversary
> >> of the "Entartete Kunst" exhibit that toured Germany in 1938 -- I did a
> >> live
> >> radio piece where I played multiple records of contemporary music at the
> >> same time in sort of a mashup. Admittedly the records were of later
> >> than were used in 1938, but the effect was still the same; at the
> >> exhibit multiple turntables were set up, and as people played the
> >> of
> >> modern music all at the same time it resulted in a din.
> >> More recently, I posted it as an audio piece after discovering it on an
> >> radio tape; I had thought it lost. My friend David Thomas Roberts
> >> that I should make a YouTube video for it to make it more accessible
> >> generally. I did, and though the video and audio elements were prepared
> >> years apart, they seem to mesh.
> >> This could be an educational tool for those attempting to explain art in
> >> the
> >> Nazi Period, or it may be seen as just a horror movie about something
> >> that's
> >> not supernatural. "For those who dare..."
> >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCCkLzUpWfY
> >> Uncle Dave Lewis
> >> Lebanon, OH
> >> PS: I know it is "Entartete" and not "Entarte," but I didn't know that
> >> 1988. So I've decided to keep the wrong spelling as the title.
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