In: Sheet music

02 MarUkraine: a country on the brink?


We do not want to discuss the political reasons for the war in Ukraine. But we want to remember the people…

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27 JanMusic on winding paths


Arabesques are tendril ornaments as found in painting or architecture. The term is used to describe both the surface-filling, natural acanthus…

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25 JanLet the puppets dance!


Yes, that too exists: the “International Puppetry Day”. It is celebrated annually on March 21. The Union Internationale de la Marionnette…

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25 JanWalpurgis Night: when witches meet the devil.


On the night of 30 April, the fires burn. Witches’ fires! From the Arctic Circle to the southern tip of Italy,…

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17 DecThe Regents of the Year 2022


Many smaller and bigger names are celebrating an anniversary in 2022. In any case, there are so many that one could…

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16 DecNext spring is sure to come


For countless people, spring is the most beautiful of all seasons. The well-known German poet Johann Gottfried Herder (1744 – 1803)…

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22 NovThe Big Band and your Concert Band


Big band sound in the modern concert band is very popular. Many publishers offer editions and compositions for this genre. In…

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26 OctArthur Schnitzler: Provocateur per excellence


These days, exactly on 21 October, the 90th anniversary of the death of the doctor, storyteller and playwright Arthur Schnitzler was…

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23 OctSir Malcolm Arnold: a border crosser of music


“Hardly any other British composer has contributed more to overcoming the boundaries between “U” and “E” music than Malcolm Arnold. Most…

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22 OctHouse Music Day – Musicians’ Day


Cecilia is known as an emergency helper and since the late Middle Ages also as the patron saint of church music….

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