Arnold Schoenberg

Arnold Schönberg – An anniversary in the world of music

Arnold Schönberg, one of the most influential composers of the 20th century, is being celebrated this year with a significant anniversary in the world of music. Schönberg, born on 13 September 1874 in Vienna, revolutionized the world of music with his innovative compositional techniques and his contribution to the development of atonal and twelve-tone music.

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Compact Disc

The CD is dead, long live the CD: a look back at an iconic medium

In an era where streaming services and digital downloads have become the dominant forms of music consumption, one could easily get the impression that the CD as a medium for music playback is long past its prime. But despite the digital revolution and the advent of new technologies, the CD lives on and its unique artistic and cultural significance remains.

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Marco Polo: a legacy of discovery and cultural exchange

In 2024, we will commemorate the 700th anniversary. The anniversary of the death of one of the greatest explorers and mediators in history: Marco Polo. Seven centuries later, his travels and his work, “Il Milione”, remain a living testimony to human curiosity, the thirst for knowledge and intercultural exchange.

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The fascination of metamorphosis – or: how to transform yourself into a member.

Metamorphosis, a term used in biology and literature, generally refers to a profound, often dramatic change or transformation. Nature has arranged it this way and has been transforming larvae into flies and caterpillars into butterflies for hundreds of thousands of years. Of course, our “Association for Music Information” is only

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