By: Helmut Schwaiger

22 FebJazz legend Chick Corea dead at 79


The 23-time Grammy-winning artist died of a rare cancer at the age of 79 on 09.02.2021, Corea’s official Facebook page and…

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22 FebProf. Karl Trawöger died.


The composer, arranger, conductor and music teacher Prof. Karl Trawöger, who was well-known far beyond the borders of Upper Austria, passed…

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11 FebSirtaki and the Wind Band


What comes to mind when you think of music from Greece? The Sirtaki dance, maybe Greek folk music, and Mikis Theodorakis…

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11 FebOne year without concerts


Almost to the day it was a year ago when the last concert of the club took place. It was carnival Saturday and club ball. Many sketches were on the program. One of them was also about Corona. Corona, however, could not take a joke. It took revenge with the pandemic and since then there was no public performance. This will have an impact on the cultural landscape:

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CD Raritäten

10 FebGet it now: CD rarities


As reported elsewhere, countless sound carriers have been digitised and entered into the sheet music database. Now the problem arises: what…

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10 FebAlfred Reed on his 100th birthday


On 25 January, Alfred Reed would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Reason enough to commemorate the composer, arranger, conductor and publisher….

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10 FebReflection on the 80th


A few weeks ago we reported on Josef Jiskra’s 80th birthday. Now, as a follow-up to his 80th, a CD has…

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10 FebBig things have long shadows!


The planned WASBE Conference 2022 in Prague, Czech Republic, is such a big thing. Long preparation times are needed around the…

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09 Feb“Out of print” is not lost!


For more than 20 years we have been collecting complete recordings in our sound archive, which you can listen to on…

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09 FebWhen the earth was flat


500 years ago, it was still clear in many Christian minds that the earth is a disc and that the sun,…

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