In: Recommendations

19 AugWarlord or war criminal?


Napoleon Bonaparte was born 250 years ago. Napoleon was a genius warlord and guardian of the legacy of the French Revolution…

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28 JulThe Wind of Change – when the iron curtain fell


“Wind of Change” is the title of a rock ballad by the Scorpions that was composed and written by Scorpions singer…

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28 JulThe Devil’s World Domination – 80 Years of World War II


On September 1, 1939, Hitler reported, “Since 5:45 a.m., the gun is now being fired back! And from now on bomb…

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50 years moon landing

27 JulThe man in the moon – 50 years moon landing


God in human form admonished a wooden bearer to honour Sunday. He fends off and means “Sunday or moon day doesn’t…

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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 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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13 MayStijn Aertgeerts wins with “Bipolarity”


Ten compositions were to be judged anonymously by the jury, in which Paul Hindmarsh, Oliver Waespi and Lucy Pankhurst were represented….

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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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