10 MayAn Act of Resistance: Music for Prague 1968

On 21 August 1968, the so-called Prague Spring was put down with the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the troops of the…

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05 MaySaint-Saëns: child prodigy and cosmopolitan

100 years ago, on 16 December 1921, the French composer Chales-Camille Saint-Saens died in Algiers. At the time, he was considered…

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12 MarLight at the end of the tunnel

Corona has put an end to concert activity. A year without rehearsals, without performances. But experts already see a “light at…

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11 MarMars mission confirmed: People of Mars extinct!

We have known for some time that there is no “man on the moon”. Now, even after the landing on Mars,…

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12 MarWho hasn’t had enough Corona yet?

I’m getting tired of hearing that word: Corona. Nevertheless, every now and then we are asked whether there is a work…

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12 MarTravelling to distant countries

If travelling to distant countries is impossible due to the pandemic, one can still explore other cultures in one’s mind. Author…

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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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05 MayThe vampires have danced out….

US composer Jim Steinman, who wrote hits for musicians such as Meat Loaf, Céline Dion and Bonnie Tyler, has died. The…

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05 MayJazz musician and film composer Lennie Niehaus died.

He was in the business for almost 60 years and contributed the soundtrack to two dozen films. At the end of…

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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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