Silence, Exile And Cunning

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SF20050807What should a German artist do under the Nazis? Most who hated Hitler fled the country, but not the passionately pacifist and anti-fascist composer Karl Amadeus Hartmann.|Clinging to his native Munich, Hartmann wrote anti-Nazi music to be hidden away in his bottom drawer or for performance outside Germany - and survived to tell the tale.|In Hartmann's centenary year, Piers Burton-page explores Hartmann's inner exile and what it meant for his whole life and work.