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28.12.2018
Das Credo Johann Sebastian Bachs
Neue Erkenntnisse zur Kunst der Fuge
09.09.2018
Conclusio
zur christlichen Symbolik der abendländischen Harmonielehre
14.08.2018
Das christlich-mittelalterliche Weltbild und seine methodischen Mängel
01.08.2018
Wie viel christliche Symbolik darf es denn sein?
27.07.2018
Was wurde aus der christlichen Symbolik der abendländischen Harmonielehre?
22.07.2018
Über die Wirkung christlicher Symbolik in der abendländischen Musik
13.06.2018
Die wahre Geschichte der abendländischen Musik
27.05.2018
Wird Musik denn nun verboten?
Beitrag zur Diskussion über die Akzeptanz religiöser Symbole in Klassenzimmern
11.05.2018
Symbols
Mirrors of man
01.12.2017
What you might not want to tell ...
... your music-loving children
13.11.2017
How the octave got its name
Notes on the presentation of the same title
18.08.2017
The rediscovery of a world cultural heritage
Close to touch and yet far away!
17.06.2017
Strategy versus wisdom:
Basics about dealing with the world
06.05.2017
A concept at the abyss:
Leading culture
05.07.2016
Autonomy versus synergy:
The brexit
04.07.2016
Papal confession
Commentary on Benedict XVI's speech on occidental music
28.10.2015
Interdisciplinary cooperation:
Secret code of music decrypted.
27.10.2015
Just published!
03.08.2015
What architecture has to do with music.
An intense pleading for interdisciplinary work.
20.07.2015
Commitment to dialogue
His eminence Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, turned...
04.07.2015
Benedict XVI about Western music
Thanks words of Benedict XVI on the occasion of receiving the honorary doctorate from the Pontifical...
21.12.2014
John Henry van der Meer
Eine fachliche Instanz über Jahrzehnte.
20.12.2014
Museum meets Management
The Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg went through far-reaching changes in the time before 2000.
16.12.2014
The conservation of cultural heritage did not begin with musical instruments.
Rather, the principles were formulated in the field of architecture.
15.12.2014
Put to the point with a pencil. Basics of scientific work.
Grundlagen wissenschaftlicher Arbeit
15.12.2014
A portrait of Rameau
Here the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau appears in the Elysium of his own composition Castor and Pollux. Detail...
12.12.2014
To support a study in tension between two arts,
14.11.2014
Magical instruments paintings
Diana and Actaeon, painted by Hendrick van Balen (figures) and Jan Tilens (landscape).
15.10.2014
The ladies instrument
Jan Vermeer, Lady standing at a virginal, National Gallery, London
18.07.2013
Preface to the first edition
Monsignor Vincenzo de Gregorio, Preside of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, wrote the preface...
19.12.2012
Patient support
In its capacity as custodian of the collection of musical instruments at the Royal College of Music in London,...
30.10.2012
Stage in Paris
Florence Getreau I owe access to the main testimonies of European Art at the Musée instrumental du...
14.10.2012
First shooting for the cultural history of keyboard instruments
Cameraman Björn Detre in front of the golden harpsichord by Michele Todini at the Metropolitan Museum New...
01.10.2012
Special thanks to Laurence Libin
Curators of musical instrument collections have a special access to documents of the historic piano-heritage...
18.03.2011
100 years of professional experience
Emil Olbrich (left) and Josef Meingast at the Music-fair in Frankfurt.
12.06.2010
Historic preservation activities concerning instruments: The engagement against the destruction of cultural heritage in crafts.
12.06.2010
Publication in honor of Grant O'Brien
To celebrate his 70th birthday Grant O'Brien hosted a concert for 2 harpsichords in the Chiesa del...
01.03.2000
Dutch, especially Flemish masters
are the specialty of Dr. Ursula Härting, who completed her dissertation in 1983 on Frans Francken d. J....
25.12.1999
He never came with a wheelbarrow in the lecture ...
21.12.1999
Folklore is a science with interdisciplinary profile:
Here, crafts, religion, history, language, fashion, music and painting
20.09.1996
Stage in Edinburgh. A tribute to John Barnes.
22.11.1995
"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...
21.11.1995
After work, it was exciting ...
as Dr. Hubert Henkel (* 1937- † 2013) examined a harpsichord which was converted into a fortepiano in the...
01.03.1995
Searching for clues in Antwerp
As a starting point to explore the cultural history of keyboard instruments, no city in the world is more...
01.01.1990
A book with consequences
In 1955, Franz Josef Hirt published his book: "Meisterwerke des Klavierbaus" (Masterpieces of piano-making)