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Hanns Eisler was a student of Arnold Schoenberg. He wrote music for workers' choirs in Berlin and the film industry in Hollywood, for avant-garde music festivals and communist party events, for the radio, theatre and cabaret. He composed important piano, chamber and orchestral music, more than 500 songs and a national anthem ...more

 

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Eisler to listen to

... found in the classic stream Idagio.
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Eisler Mitteilungen 70 published

The new Eisler-Mitteilungen were published by Hannes Heher (Vienna).
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Wir fangen ganz von vorn an

A film by Bettina Ehrhard for ZDF from 2020. From the advertising text: The zero hour struck in 1945 for music too: New sounds should make Germans better Germans, according to the Allied plan. But with the Cold War came ideological appropriation - on both sides. In the documentary, a little illuminated chapter of German-German history is told in an entertaining way. Music by Hanns Eisler can be heard. Talking about him and his work in the film: Daniel Pozner, Nuria Schönberg-Nono and Friederike Wißmann. ...
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