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- v. free from Nazi ideology or detach from Nazi allegiance
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The courses were initially intended to denazify German musicians by introducing them to the modern music of the 1930s and 40s, music by Bartók, Hindemith, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, all of which had been outlawed as "degenerate" under Hitler.
School’s explicit focus on cultural structures fitted perfectly with the post-WWII drive to denazify and re-educate the Germans.