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pt. 1. Historical survey and analysis. Musical developments in Jewish communities from Biblical times until the end of the eighteenth century Composers of Jewish descent from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day Accounting for the preponderance of composers of Jewish descent in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Jewish consciousness Conclusions.
pt. 2. Biographical sketches of composers [p. 105-372] Appendix, Lexikon der Juden in der Musik / by Theophil Stengel and Herbert Gerigk [abridged extract of foreword translated into English]. Composers included in the Lexikon der Juden in der Musik who are also included in part II above.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.