Music in Berlin, 1870-1910: An Empire for Absolute Music

Sanna Pederson, University of Oklahoma, Norman “An Empire for Absolute Music” focuses on concerts of instrumental music during the Kaiserzeit – when the most celebrated piano and violin virtuosos lived and taught in Berlin, frequently described as the musical capital of the world. Short blog posts introduce protagonists and events presented with images, documents and […]

bi’bak

bi'bak

bi’bak e.V., Berlin bi’bak (Turkish for “have a look”) is a project space based in Berlin, with a focus on transnational narratives, migration, global mobility and their aesthetic dimensions. bi’bak hosts a variety of events ranging from film screenings, exhibitions, workshops to music events and culinary excursions. Some of their project related documentaries and talks are […]

Online Collections of the Wende Museum

The Wende Museum, Culver City, California The Wende Museum’s Online Collections has about 1000 items available to view online: artworks, artifacts, documents, films, and historical witness interviews. There is also music on the Wende Museum’s SoundCloud page. Online Collections website Wende Museum’s Soundcloud Stream

The Big Pond – Goethe Institut

In collaboration with radio producers and broadcasters from the US and Germany, the Goethe-Institut Washington produced 52 episodes for the podcast The Big Pond. Topics include music, sports, history, religion, language, and society convey a multifaceted image of life in Germany and in the US.