By: Helmut Schwaiger

23 AprHumor in music is not funny!


It was in the late 1980s when I organized a seminar “Humor in wind music”. None other than Henk van Lijnschooten…

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23 AprCatalan Wind Music: World premiere recording with Barcelona Symphonic Band


The three colourful works of this world premiere recording are a representative selection of Catalan music of the 20th century, including…

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23 AprFilm music composer Martin Böttcher died at the age of 91.


More than 50 feature films and over 300 television productions bore the musical signature of Martin Böttcher. The German radio station…

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18 AprMusic under the rainbow


A waltz with a sad background Can you compose a polka for a sad occasion? Yes, you can: if you are…

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10 AprAustrian composer Balduin Sulzer 87-year-old deceased


Great sorrow for Balduin Sulzer The Governor of Upper Austria, Thomas Stelzer, praised Sulzer as a “formative, inspiring personality in every…

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29 Marmusic & friends – International Choir Festival


Budapest will be the focus of European choirs from 8 to 11 November 2019. This festival is open to all choirs…

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28 MarHosanna – a musical jubilation


West Chester University Wind Ensemble with interesting contemporary music Conductor Andres Yozviak has intensively studied compositions based on a psychological background….

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26 MarWoodstock of the blowing music – the craziest festival for blowing music friends


No other music section offers such a broad and colourful spectrum as brass music. The Woodstock of Wind Music is a…

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26 MarSay goodbye to our internet radio stations


The ravages of time gnaw on our Internet radios In the year 2000 the sheet music database went to the international…

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26 MarMilitärmusik Oberösterreich produces new CD


Dead-believers live longer A few years ago, almost rationalized to death, military music has risen from the ashes like a phoenix….

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