Recommendations

26 MarA quick tongue…


We are constantly updating, supplementing and adding new works. Sometimes you come across works where you think “Man, that’s been around…

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11 MarWASBE-Conference 2021


The “World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE)” is the world’s only organization of wind music conductors, composers, performers, publishers,…

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03 MarMusic on the run


When people flee, culture flees with them. So does music. I experienced it myself when Syrian singers who I had invited to one of my concerts performed. They sang “Kobane, Kobane”, a song about their destroyed hometown. Every country, every city has its songs. And now they’re on the run again. I guess it’s up to the politicians to find a solution to the refugee problem. But there has to be an underlying insight: Refugees are people. If you want to address this topic at a concert, we have set up a link for you:

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19 FebMiMuFa – an abbreviation for new publisher.


Michael Nover began his musical career at the Jugendmusikschule Neuss and then studied saxophone as his main subject at the Hochschule…

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News

28 FebAn Easter story: when Baudouin found the two wonder crucifixes…


In 1936 the ‘Kruiskapel‘ was built in the town of Eksaarde (Belgium). It is located on the exact spot where two…

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27 FebSupernova – an eruption of emotions


Ivan Meylemans has been conductor of the “Koninklijke Fanfare Kempenbloei Achel” from Belgium since 2000. The association was founded in 1862….

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New releases 2019-2020 from Hal Leonard Europe

20 FebA Cantastoria conquers the wind music…


Oh, were those perhaps good times, when the balladeers met under the lime tree on the village square and sang the…

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The Scottish composer, arranger and trombonist

19 FebWhat do tomatoes and trombones have in common?


“The Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” was voted the “worst film of all time” in the late 1970s. Despite this predicate…

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Deaths

26 MarKenny Rogers died.


Kenneth Donald “Kenny” Rogers was a US-American country singer, songwriter and actor who worked in the music business for 60 years….

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26 MarTrumpet virtuoso Edward H. Tarr died


Edward Tarr was an American trumpet virtuoso and musicologist. He became especially known for his services to the revival of historical…

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27 JanSongwriter Allee Willis died


Allee Willis has written a number of successful songs that have become part of the musical fund of pop music. Allee…

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25 JanPopcorn – everybody knows the song…


…but nobody the composer! Someone wrote: “Actually I like it, this clucking, which reminds me more of chickens than popcorn. It’s…

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