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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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20 OctThe Pied Piper of Hamelin: Invention or truth?


The legend of the “Pied Piper of Hamelin” is known worldwide, having been translated into more than 30 languages. It is…

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News

24 OctHollywood is in Switzerland


With this title we mean the musical centre of Hollywood. For hardly any publisher can offer more recordings and editions of…

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23 OctA wonderful sea voyage to a strange island.


Bran Mac Febail receives a visit to his castle from a mystical woman from the Otherworld, who makes wonderful music sound…

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23 SepWhen Four English Gentlemen Meet….


There’s Mr Bailey. He is somewhat vain, if not snobbish. In his fine loden he moves in the circles of aristocratic…

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27 AugWild West in Portugal?


Sure, Portugal is in the west of Europe. But is there lawlessness there? No, of course not. Rather, this report refers…

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Deaths

02 SepMikis Theodorakis died


The Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has died at the age of 96. For many Greeks, he is considered “The Voice of…

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28 AugAn era comes to an end


Besides the Beatles, it was the Rolling Stones who shaped an entire generation of rock and dance musicians. The death of…

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23 AugHarpsichordist, organist and composer Raymond Schroyens died.


The former production manager of classic radio station BRT3, Raymond Schroyens, passed away on 13 July 2021. Schroyens was producer and…

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11 JulA Don Quixote of our time died.


…this was the title of the report on the death of the Spanish composer Cristobal Halffter in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung….

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