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Composers > Inspiration > At the Center of the Musical Universe - Ludwig van Beethoven
by Georg Predota | November 13th, 2017

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Whether we like it or not, Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the greatest disruptive forces in the history of music. He was a revolutionary man who lived and worked in revolutionary and tumultuous times, and his music exerted tremendous [...] more >>

In Tune > Arts > Martin Luther and the Impact of the Reformation on Architecture, Art and Music
by Ursula Rehn Wolfman | November 12th, 2017

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Five hundred years ago, on October 31, 1517 Martin Luther supposedly nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the doors of the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) in Wittenberg, railing against Catholic Church corruption (in particular against the ‘Sale of Indulgences’) dividing Christianity, and [...] more >>

Blog > A passionate pursuit: the musician’s mastery
by Frances Wilson | November 12th, 2017

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a psychological force that stimulates an individual to attempt independently, in a focused and persistent manner, to solve a problem or master a skill or task which is at least moderately challenging for him or her. Mastery Motivation: Definition and [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Mapping the Musical Genome: The Bach Family
by Georg Predota | November 11th, 2017

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Johann Sebastian Bach was part of an extensive Saxon-Thuringian family that produced an unparalleled and almost incalculable number of musicians. From fiddlers and town musicians to organists, from Kantors, court musicians and Kapellmeisters, member of the Bach family extensively populated [...] more >>

Events > Festivals > Lucerne Festival at the Piano

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Official Website Date: November 18 to 26, 2017 Country: Switzerland