Science-blog

06/01/2021
Table of contents
05/06/2021
C5 The Virginal of Dorothea of Lorraine. Original or fake?
05/04/2021
C3 The creed of Johann Sebastian Bach in picture and sound
New insight in the art of the fugue
05/03/2021
C2 How the octave got its name
Notes on the presentation of the same title
05/02/2021
C1 Polydisciplinary reflections on the symbolism of the western tonal system. About the academic disregard for European cultural heritage
10/03/2020
B29 In defense of science
This page reports on instruments and instrumentalization
10/02/2020
B28 World view and belief
The peculiarity of the research subject makes a differentiation necessary
10/01/2020
B27 The liberation of music from the embrace of the church
and the collapse of the Catholic worldview
08/01/2020
C4 Pythagorean tuning system or myth of origin of Western music?
07/28/2020
B26 A first official appreciation?
The Swiss National Library includes this page in Switzerland's web archive.
03/24/2020
B25 About the struggle of science for freedom of thought
Resistance from outside and in own ranks
01/23/2020
B24 Undiminished topicality: WEF Davos 2020
01/12/2020
B23 Media and educational institutions go astray
Appeal to responsibility
11/06/2019
B22 On the index of society
On the rejection of theological content in the Western sound system
09/29/2019
B21 Reply to no answer
Reminder letter to numerous culture editorial offices in Switzerland, Germany and Austria
07/05/2019
B20 Education Directorate Zurich makes a categorical decision
Music teachers should decide on the inclusion of the theological content of the theory of harmony
09/09/2018
B19 Conclusio
on the Christian symbolism of Western harmony
08/14/2018
B18 The Christian-medieval world view and its methodological shortcomings
08/01/2018
B17 How much Christian symbolism can it be?
07/27/2018
B16 What became of the Christian symbolism of Western harmony?
07/22/2018
B15 On the effect of Christian symbolism in Western music
06/13/2018
B14 The true story of Western music
05/27/2018
B13 Is music going to be banned now?
A contribution to the discussion on the acceptance of religious symbols in classrooms
05/11/2018
B12 Symbols
Mirrors of man
12/01/2017
B11 What you might not want to tell ...
... your music-loving children
08/18/2017
B10 The rediscovery of a world cultural heritage
Close to touch and yet far away!
06/17/2017
B9 Strategy versus wisdom:
Basics about dealing with the world
05/06/2017
B8 A concept at the abyss:
Leading culture
07/05/2016
B7 Autonomy versus synergy:
The brexit
07/04/2016
B6 Papal confession
Commentary on Benedict XVI's speech on occidental music
10/28/2015
B5 Interdisciplinary cooperation:
Secret code of music decrypted.
08/03/2015
B4 What architecture has to do with music.
An intense pleading for interdisciplinary work.
07/20/2015
B3 Commitment to dialogue
07/04/2015
B2 Benedict XVI about Western music
Thanks words of Benedict XVI on the occasion of receiving the honorary doctorate from the Pontifical University of…
07/18/2013
B1 Preface to the first edition
Monsignor Vincenzo de Gregorio, Preside of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, wrote the preface to the…
12/19/2012
A24 Patient support
In its capacity as custodian of the collection of musical instruments at the Royal College of Music in London, Jenny…
06/12/2010
A23 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 SSCrocifisso of…
04/02/2000
A22 IN MEMORIAM EMIL OLBRICH
04/01/2000
A21 John Henry van der Meer
04/01/2000
A20 A portrait of Rameau
Here the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau appears in the Elysium of his own composition Castor and Pollux. Detail from…
04/01/2000
A19 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 York.
04/01/2000
A18 Special thanks to Laurence Libin
Curators of musical instrument collections have a special access to documents of the historic piano-heritage and…
03/01/2000
A17 Dutch, especially Flemish masters
are the specialty of Dr. Ursula Härting, who completed her dissertation in 1983 on Frans Francken d. J. (1581-1642)…
05/01/1995
A16 Museum meets Management
The Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg went through far-reaching changes in the time before 2000.
04/01/1995
A15 The ladies instrument
Jan Vermeer, Lady standing at a virginal, National Gallery, London
03/01/1995
A14 To support a study in tension between two arts,
02/01/1995
A13 Put to the point with a pencil. Basics of scientific work.
01/01/1995
A12 The conservation of cultural heritage did not begin with musical instruments.
Rather, the principles were formulated in the field of architecture.
01/01/1995
A11 Historic preservation activities concerning instruments: The engagement against the destruction of cultural heritage in crafts.
06/01/1991
A10 Stage in Paris
Florence Getreau I owe access to the main testimonies of European Art at the Musée instrumental du Conservatoire…
05/01/1991
A9 He never came with a wheelbarrow in the lecture ...
04/01/1991
A8 Folklore is a science with interdisciplinary profile:
03/01/1991
A7 Magical instruments paintings
03/01/1991
A6 Stage in Edinburgh. A tribute to John Barnes.
02/01/1991
A5 Searching for clues in Antwerp
As a starting point to explore the cultural history of keyboard instruments, no city in the world is more suitable…
01/01/1991
A4 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 one…
01/31/1980
A3 The production of two copies for the museum of the Wilhelm Schimmel piano factory in Braunschweig
Another way of writing the history of piano making
08/15/1979
A2 The apprenticeship
In the manufactory for historical keyboard instruments J.C. Neupert in Bamberg
01/01/1979
A1 A book with consequences
In 1955, Franz Josef Hirt (*1899 Lucerne - †1985 Bern) published his book: "Meisterwerke des Klavierbaus"…