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BBC Music Magazine nomination for Professor Erik Levi

Professor Erik Levi's co-edited volume nominated by BBC Music Magazine as one of the best books on music in 2020

  • Date04 November 2020

'The Routledge Handbook to German Music under Occupation, 1938-1945', co-edited by visiting professor Erik Levi and Professor David Fanning of the University of Manchester has been nominated by BBC Music Magazine as one of the best books on music to be published in 2020.

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In her review for the magazine, Jessica Duchen commended the book for covering such a huge range of previously unexplored topics, all of which are directly related to the Nazi attempt to impose its own ideological controls over performance and composition in the countries that it occupied during World War II.

Duchen praised the editors and an international team of scholars for producing a volume that is "eloquently written and always annotated with exactitude"..."This is a timely tour-de-force that takes the evaluation of music under totalitarianism to a new level." 

See the full list of nominated books here: https://www.classical-music.com/features/articles/the-best-books-about-classical-music-released-this-year-so-far/ 

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