Getting away with Cultural Bolshevism: the first European performance of Porgy and Bess in Copenhagen, 1943

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Getting away with Cultural Bolshevism: the first European performance of Porgy and Bess in Copenhagen, 1943. / Fjeldsøe, Michael.

The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality. red. / David Fanning; Erik Levi. Routledge, 2020. s. 303-318.

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Harvard

Fjeldsøe, M 2020, Getting away with Cultural Bolshevism: the first European performance of Porgy and Bess in Copenhagen, 1943. i D Fanning & E Levi (red), The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality. Routledge, s. 303-318.

APA

Fjeldsøe, M. (2020). Getting away with Cultural Bolshevism: the first European performance of Porgy and Bess in Copenhagen, 1943. I D. Fanning, & E. Levi (red.), The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality (s. 303-318). Routledge.

Vancouver

Fjeldsøe M. Getting away with Cultural Bolshevism: the first European performance of Porgy and Bess in Copenhagen, 1943. I Fanning D, Levi E, red., The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality. Routledge. 2020. s. 303-318

Author

Fjeldsøe, Michael. / Getting away with Cultural Bolshevism: the first European performance of Porgy and Bess in Copenhagen, 1943. The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality. red. / David Fanning ; Erik Levi. Routledge, 2020. s. 303-318

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