By: Helmut Schwaiger

16 OctThe “golden voice from Prague”: on the death of Karel Gott


In 1958 Karel Gott’s career began with performances in Prague dance cafés. The following year he attracted the attention of Czechoslovak…

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16 OctThis is fun to practice: The „Somethat-Different-Technical Snare Drum Method“


Arnold F. Riedhammer is a German-American musician, composer and arranger. He is solo percussionist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the…

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15 OctChristmas carol discovered: “When cosy with shimmering flakes”


When intimate with shimmering flakes Winter is snowing the earth, And around the metal bells To the christmas ringing This is…

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13 OctWhen a poor music teacher fell in love with a beautiful poetess….


…it was a scandal at the beginning of the 20th century. Especially where the admirer was eight years younger. Later the…

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08 OctAbracadabra: HaFaBra


Wind music enchants. But sometimes she also gives up puzzles. For example in the instrumentation of a Wind Orchestra. The history…

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08 OctD4 – contest pieces of the BDMV updated


After updating the competition pieces for medium wind orchestras in September, the list of advanced orchestras with over 163 compositions is…

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24 SepInternational Wind Music Congress


Training – Information – Exchange From 16 to 19 January 2020 the second International Brass Music Congress – IBK for short…

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22 SepComposer Christopher Rouse dies at the age of 70.


American composer and popular teacher Christopher Rouse died in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday, September 21, at the age of 70. This…

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22 SepThe first circumnavigation of the world started 500 years ago with Christ and cannons.


With Magellan as General Captain, five ships set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda on 20 September 1519. He and his crew…

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22 SepConcert & Dinner


A successful culinary idea While browsing Facebook we noticed a great idea of the “Trachtenkapelle Ebene Reichenau”: Concert & Dinner –…

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