Music

The Bird Trader

Today I'd like to talk about an official, even a section chief, who does not fit into the usual prejudice and who shows that the most beautiful flowers bloom in the strangest places. It is the story of a man who in his spare time found the muse to compose works of...

The origins of the operetta

At the end of the 19th century Vienna was undisputedly the music capital of Europe. While other countries were accumulating wealth, while the German neighbouring empire was striving towards its unification and threw itself into the feverish frenzy of...

The Suite 01

I know some people who do not understand why there should be a symphony by Haydn or Brahms in addition to Beethoven's "Symphony". Not to mention that apparently Beethoven has written more than one work of the same name. But that's a mistake that's easy to clear up....

Schubert Performers

Today I would like to talk about listening to music. About the issues of interprets of our time and the disappearance of a recorded audience.   When we are honest, then the really important questions are not what we are going to have for dinner, what car our...
The origins of the operetta

The origins of the operetta

At the end of the 19th century Vienna was undisputedly the music capital of Europe. While other countries were...

The Suite 01

The Suite 01

I know some people who do not understand why there should be a symphony by Haydn or Brahms in addition to Beethoven's...

Schubert Performers

Schubert Performers

Today I would like to talk about listening to music. About the issues of interprets of our time and the disappearance...

Der Lindenbaum

Der Lindenbaum

In the last article, we began to talk about “Der Lindenbaum”. Today we go one step further and take a closer look at...

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Fisherman´s Song

Fisherman´s Song

Let’s look at some more of Schubert’s songs. Not only because they touch our heart, but also because it’s simply a...

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Die Forelle

Die Forelle

To write about music is a lot more challenging than to write about literature. Not just because music has no need for...

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