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28 MayBaton – The foundation of a sophisticated concert


Baton Music was founded in 1996 by Jos van de Braak and Paul Gofers and has since developed into a publishing…

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28 MayMay 2019 – more than 170 new publications


Was it the cool May in Central Europe or were there other reasons for the numerous new publications of the month…

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28 MayThrone of the North – Alfred the Great and the Vikings


When “Alfred the Great” was still only “Alfred”, namely at a young age, he was sent to Rome where, according to…

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28 MayThe many moods of the euphonist


The euphonium is described as “the most romantic” in the sound of brass instruments. It has a large range, both down…

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29 AprOn the occasion of Jacques Offenbach’s 200th birthday


Many call the composition style of the German-born Jacques Offenbach “more French than French” and so he became the most popular…

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27 Apr500 years of universal genius Leonardo da Vinci


Sigmund Freud said: “Leonardo da Vinci resembled a man who had awoken too early in the darkness, while all the others…

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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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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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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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