Playing For Time

Playing For Time In 1943, Fania Fenelon Was A Paris Cabaret Singer, A Secret Member Of The Resistance, And A Jew Captured By The Nazis, She Was Sent To Auschwitz Where She Became One Of The Legendary Orchestra Girls Who Used Music To Survive The Holocaust This Is Her Personal Account Of The Experience. At Auschwitz Birkenau camp , there was a women s orchestra directed by Alma Ros , daughter of the quartet leader Arnold Ros and niece of Gustav Mahler Fania Goldstein a.k.a F nelon was part of this orchestra in which she sang and wrote musical arrangments She is one of the few survivors It s this story she wrote in thi
I m a fan of Holocaust survivor stories This one however, rubbed me the wrong way I didn t like Fania, her story seemed twisted to put her in a good light at all times I actually watched a documentary that interviewed some of the survivors of this band, and many of t
In 2009, my mother was a part of a program called Desperate Times , which was a recreation of the women s Birkenau Orchestra She played mandolin in an orchestra with lay musicians as well as symphonic musicians They played in New York City at St John the Divine Cathedral, then took their performance to several former camp sites in Germany for Liberation Day celebrations and ceremonies.All of this sparked my interest in reading a first hand account of life in the camps.Some of the other revie In 2009, my mother was a part of a program called Desperate Times , which was a recreation of the women s Birkenau Orchestra She played mandolin in an orchestra with lay musicians as well as symphonic musicians They played in Ne
I remember seeing this as a made for TV movie back when I was 11 or 12 My mom and I watched it together, and I remember when I was at school the next day, most of my classmates had watched it as well It was our first experience with a Holocaust related movie, and it certainly left an impression on us I ve never forgotten that movie, and I recently found out that it was based on this book The book was excellent It, of course, had muchdetail than the movie and details tha
I first read this story when I was only around 10 y.o Had I rsted it then, there is no question in my mind I would have given it 5 stars As an adult I realize she is portraying herself in an overly flattering light pr
Vanessa Redgrave Fania Fenelon Jane Alexander Alma Rose Maud Adams Mala Christine Baranski Olga Robin Bartlett Etalina Marisa Berenson Elzvieta Verna Bloom Paulette Donna Haley Katrina Lenore Harris Charlotte Mady Kaplan VaryaI think
written well after the face and it is fairly obvious that she has made her self look better than she probably acted This makes her come off asof a caricature and less a real person Good story though and fairly gripping I read it in Calais France sitting next to
It is an autobiography about a Paris cabinet singer who happens to be a Jew during the Holocaust She gets caught and thrown into an internment camp Out of hundreds, she becomes one of the lucky girls, few in numbers, who gets to be in an all woman orchestra Now she must sing minuet to get minutes. 4.5 Fania Fenelonin omael m kerrallinen muistelmateos keskittyy omakohtaisiin kokemuksiin keskitysleireilt toisen maailmansodan aikana Kirjan suomennetusta nimest huolimatta kirjoittaja ei ollut Auschwitzin p leirill vaan muutaman kilometrin p ss olevalla Birkenaun tuhoamiskeskuksessa.Kirja alkaa orkesterin naisten tapaamisesta kolmenkymmenen vuoden kuluttua Sen j lkeen menn n junavaunuilla Birkenauhun ja lopulta sodan loppupuolella Bergen Belseniin Lopuksi on viel epilogi, jossa kerrotaa Fania Fenelonin omael m kerrallinen muistelmateos keskittyy omakohtaisiin kokemuksiin keskitysleireilt toisen maailmansodan aikana Kirjan suomennetusta nimest huolimatta kirjoittaja ei ollut Auschwitzin p leirill vaan muutaman kilometrin p ss olevalla Birkenaun tuhoamiskeskuksessa.Kirja alkaa orkesterin naisten tapaamisesta kolmenkymmenen vuoden kuluttua Sen j lkeen menn n junavaunuilla Birkenauhun ja lopulta sodan loppupuolella Bergen Belseniin Lopuksi on viel epilogi, jossa kerrotaan lyhyesti, mit tapahtui elossa selvinneille.Rakenteeltaan teos on onnistunut ja jonkin verran taustoitetaan henkil hahmoja ja sopivassa m rin kerrotaan, mit tapahtui sodan j lkeen, esim mit tapahtui sadistisille

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  • Paperback
  • 262 pages
  • Playing For Time
  • Fania Fénelon
  • English
  • 23 June 2018
  • 0815604947