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The creed of Johann Sebastian Bach in picture and soundNew insight in the art of the fugue
Conclusioon the Christian symbolism of Western harmony
The Christian-medieval world view and its methodological shortcomings
How much Christian symbolism can it be?
What became of the Christian symbolism of Western harmony?
On the effect of Christian symbolism in Western music
The true story of Western music
Is music going to be banned now?A contribution to the discussion on the acceptance of religious symbols in classrooms
SymbolsMirrors of man
What you might not want to tell ...... your music-loving children
How the octave got its nameNotes on the presentation of the same title
The rediscovery of a world cultural heritageClose to touch and yet far away!
Strategy versus wisdom:Basics about dealing with the world
A concept at the abyss:Leading culture
Autonomy versus synergy:The brexit
Papal confessionCommentary on Benedict XVI's speech on occidental music
Interdisciplinary cooperation:Secret code of music decrypted.
What architecture has to do with music.An intense pleading for interdisciplinary work.
Commitment to dialogueHis eminence Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, turned...
Benedict XVI about Western musicThanks words of Benedict XVI on the occasion of receiving the honorary doctorate from the Pontifical...
John Henry van der MeerEine fachliche Instanz über Jahrzehnte.
Museum meets ManagementThe Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg went through far-reaching changes in the time before 2000.
The conservation of cultural heritage did not begin with musical instruments.Rather, the principles were formulated in the field of architecture.
Put to the point with a pencil. Basics of scientific work.Grundlagen wissenschaftlicher Arbeit
A portrait of RameauHere the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau appears in the Elysium of his own composition Castor and Pollux. Detail...
To support a study in tension between two arts,
Magical instruments paintingsDiana and Actaeon, painted by Hendrick van Balen (figures) and Jan Tilens (landscape).
The ladies instrumentJan Vermeer, Lady standing at a virginal, National Gallery, London
Preface to the first editionMonsignor Vincenzo de Gregorio, Preside of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, wrote the preface...
Patient supportIn its capacity as custodian of the collection of musical instruments at the Royal College of Music in London,...
Stage in ParisFlorence Getreau I owe access to the main testimonies of European Art at the Musée instrumental du...
First shooting for the cultural history of keyboard instrumentsCameraman Björn Detre in front of the golden harpsichord by Michele Todini at the Metropolitan Museum New...
Special thanks to Laurence LibinCurators of musical instrument collections have a special access to documents of the historic piano-heritage...
100 years of professional experienceEmil Olbrich (left) and Josef Meingast at the Music-fair in Frankfurt.
Historic preservation activities concerning instruments: The engagement against the destruction of cultural heritage in crafts.
Publication in honor of Grant O'BrienTo celebrate his 70th birthday Grant O'Brien hosted a concert for 2 harpsichords in the Chiesa del...
Dutch, especially Flemish mastersare the specialty of Dr. Ursula Härting, who completed her dissertation in 1983 on Frans Francken d. J....
He never came with a wheelbarrow in the lecture ...
Folklore is a science with interdisciplinary profile:Here, crafts, religion, history, language, fashion, music and painting
Stage in Edinburgh. A tribute to John Barnes.
"Prof. Robert Suckale is a rousing teacher ...students learn from him the respect for the original, which questions one has to ask on site and how to reveal...
After work, it was exciting ...as Dr. Hubert Henkel (* 1937- † 2013) examined a harpsichord which was converted into a fortepiano in the...
Searching for clues in AntwerpAs a starting point to explore the cultural history of keyboard instruments, no city in the world is more...
A book with consequencesIn 1955, Franz Josef Hirt published his book: "Meisterwerke des Klavierbaus" (Masterpieces of piano-making)