Most of my father’s family of Polish Jews were murdered at Treblinka. When the Nazis occupied these countries, thousands of soldiers, police, and the general population, took the opportunity to help the Nazis kill Jews. I went to Eastern Europe to talk to the descendants of the society that collaborated.
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Mathieu's piano pieces have strength and beauty because they are constructed using composition techniques borrowed from classical music: themes are developed, ideas are examined in varying settings, structural elements relate to and enhance each other. But what makes Lakes and Streams revolutionary is Mathieu's expansion of the limited harmonic language of new age music.