By: Helmut Schwaiger

03 SepIn the land of long tongues


Basically Haka means “dance” in the Maori language. But the term also stands for a special dance of the New Zealand…

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02 SepA quiet piece of violin history


Ferdinand David was a close friend of Mendelssohn and was concertmaster of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra at the time. In 1938,…

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02 SepArchive store: CD sales August


In August we have again digitalised several CDs and the recordings are now available on our web radio. For € 5,95…

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02 SepCorona-Trend: small wind music ensembles


The Covid 19 pandemic has shown one thing: The will to make music together is unbroken. Perhaps some of the orchestras…

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02 SepNAMM-Show 2021 cancelled


As reported by the German music magazine “Das Musikinstrument”, the NAMM Show planned for Anaheim, California, from 21 to 24 January…

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02 SepThe beginning of the end of the communist government in Poland


40 years have passed since Lech Walesa and his henchmen forced the communist government to legalise the Solidarność movement through the…

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31 Aug45 years “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” – the film.


The Rocky Show pays homage to its glorious and terrifying predecessors of the 1950s film world with the opening song: “Science…

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31 AugA Bohemian heart turned 85!


In all the works, the roots are unmistakably in his motherland and express in a different way the “moods of his…

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31 AugFestival Concert 38


Marc Reift’s “Festival Concert No. 38” contains a collection of works for harmony, fanfare and brass orchestras of all levels of…

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05 AugGourmet or collector?


Are you a connoisseur or collector? Do you collect as many cities, impressions or encounters as possible during your holiday, or do you enjoy the peace, the beauty of nature, the silence of the surroundings? In your concert: do you play as many works as possible, or do you perform less but well on stage?

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