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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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29 JulFolk music with a heart


He is one who is fond of folk music. One who makes music with love. He doesn’t have to live from…

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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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News

19 AugA treasure of gold for harmony music found!


Austrian National Library hoards largest collection of harmony music In search of unknown, high-quality music for harmony music, Heinz Prammer found…

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29 JulAlphorn, saxophone, French horn and other crooked things


In your database you will find all sorts of crooked things waiting for a solution with a lot of supplementary information….

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29 JulWhat’s the beatbox doing in the string orchestra?


What’s a beatbox? This is a “percussion line” which imitates a drum kit with mouth, nose and throat. Beatboxing is often…

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28 JulConcertband music and choir or choir and Concertband music ?


No matter how you feel about it, the wind music and the choir is an “in instrumentation”. In many places the…

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Deaths

29 JulA brilliant musician in uniform


Whoever knows how to move as a trumpeter in the three-dashed octave is considered a rarity in the industry for this…

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15 JulProf. Hans Eibl died


Eibl’s numerous compositions and instrumentations have found and continue to find particular favour at home and abroad. He also won several…

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24 JunGerman composer Roland Kreid died


The German composer and arranger Roland Kreid passed away on 22 May 2019. Born in Langenbach near Karlsruhe in 1953, Roland…

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23 AprFilm music composer Martin Böttcher died at the age of 91.


More than 50 feature films and over 300 television productions bore the musical signature of Martin Böttcher. The German radio station…

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