By: Helmut Schwaiger

19 AugA treasure of gold for harmony music found!


Austrian National Library hoards largest collection of harmony music In search of unknown, high-quality music for harmony music, Heinz Prammer found…

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19 AugWarlord or war criminal?


Napoleon Bonaparte was born 250 years ago. Napoleon was a genius warlord and guardian of the legacy of the French Revolution…

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29 JulAlphorn, saxophone, French horn and other crooked things


In your database you will find all sorts of crooked things waiting for a solution with a lot of supplementary information….

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29 JulWhat’s the beatbox doing in the string orchestra?


What’s a beatbox? This is a “percussion line” which imitates a drum kit with mouth, nose and throat. Beatboxing is often…

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29 JulFolk music with a heart


He is one who is fond of folk music. One who makes music with love. He doesn’t have to live from…

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29 JulA brilliant musician in uniform


Whoever knows how to move as a trumpeter in the three-dashed octave is considered a rarity in the industry for this…

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28 JulThe Wind of Change – when the iron curtain fell


“Wind of Change” is the title of a rock ballad by the Scorpions that was composed and written by Scorpions singer…

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28 JulConcertband music and choir or choir and Concertband music ?


No matter how you feel about it, the wind music and the choir is an “in instrumentation”. In many places the…

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28 JulThe Devil’s World Domination – 80 Years of World War II


On September 1, 1939, Hitler reported, “Since 5:45 a.m., the gun is now being fired back! And from now on bomb…

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27 JulIs the future in the past?


When I was a teenager, in the 1960s, the future lay ahead: student revolts demanded a better distribution between young and old and between the genders. The moon landing promised a brilliant technical development. Rock and pop music broke the shackles of tradition.

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