In: Sheet music

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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20 SepAlexander von Humboldt – World Citizen and Universal Genius


The most dangerous of all worldviews is the worldview of people who have not looked at the world This year marks…

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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 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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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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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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