By: Helmut Schwaiger

10 MayAn Act of Resistance: Music for Prague 1968


On 21 August 1968, the so-called Prague Spring was put down with the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the troops of the…

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07 MayMusic Fair Austria: 13 – 15. Mai 2022


The MUSIC AUSTRIA in Ried im Innkreis (Upper Austria) is both information and inspiration. The best instruments, the hottest newcomers and,…

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05 MayThe vampires have danced out….


US composer Jim Steinman, who wrote hits for musicians such as Meat Loaf, Céline Dion and Bonnie Tyler, has died. The…

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05 MayJazz musician and film composer Lennie Niehaus died.


He was in the business for almost 60 years and contributed the soundtrack to two dozen films. At the end of…

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05 MaySaint-Saëns: child prodigy and cosmopolitan


100 years ago, on 16 December 1921, the French composer Chales-Camille Saint-Saens died in Algiers. At the time, he was considered…

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04 MayMusic Festival of the German Armed Forces


On 25 September 2021, the international military tattoo “Musikfest der Bundeswehr” will take place. More than 800 participants from 7 nations…

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12 Mar20 years of musicainfo.net


Actually, we wanted to celebrate our 20th anniversary in October 2020 on the occasion of the music fair in Ried, Upper…

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12 MarWho hasn’t had enough Corona yet?


I’m getting tired of hearing that word: Corona. Nevertheless, every now and then we are asked whether there is a work…

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12 MarTravelling to distant countries


If travelling to distant countries is impossible due to the pandemic, one can still explore other cultures in one’s mind. Author…

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12 MarTime for brass band music


Our sound archive currently has about 2000 CDs that have not yet been entered into the database. Step by step, these…

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