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10 FebAlfred Reed on his 100th birthday


On 25 January, Alfred Reed would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Reason enough to commemorate the composer, arranger, conductor and publisher….

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09 FebWhen the earth was flat


500 years ago, it was still clear in many Christian minds that the earth is a disc and that the sun,…

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07 JanMolenaar’s bestsellers honour Michael Geisler


Some time ago, the Dutch publisher Molenaar compiled a catalogue of 50 titles containing bestsellers for wind orchestra in the medium…

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07 JanSimply Classics for Concert Band #7


However, the matter is not as simple as the title of the CD announces: “Easy Classical Music for Wind Orchestra” probably…

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News

10 FebReflection on the 80th


A few weeks ago we reported on Josef Jiskra’s 80th birthday. Now, as a follow-up to his 80th, a CD has…

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08 FebRundel’s Online Promo Catalogue 2020/21


Cirka 70 novelties have been compiled by the Rundel publishing house from Germany in its current online catalogue. An extensive programme…

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08 FebAlfred and the offerings of Nadab and Abihu


Something is not right … a growing sense of danger is in the air. Dark colours, minor chords, changing tonalities and…

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29 JanThe Offerings of Nadab and Abihu


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Deaths

22 FebJazz legend Chick Corea dead at 79


The 23-time Grammy-winning artist died of a rare cancer at the age of 79 on 09.02.2021, Corea’s official Facebook page and…

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22 FebProf. Karl Trawöger died.


The composer, arranger, conductor and music teacher Prof. Karl Trawöger, who was well-known far beyond the borders of Upper Austria, passed…

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08 FebThe grand old man of jazz Sammy Nestico died..


Making timeless music was a lifelong calling during the eight-decade career of renowned composer and arranger Sammy Nestico. His music highlighted albums…

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01 FebJan Molenaar died


The music publisher Molenaar was founded in 1933 by Pieter Jan Molenaar under the name Molenaar’s Muziekhandel. In the 1970s, his…

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