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News Switzerland » Music: The Return of Legendary Swiss Entertainers With MUMMENSCHANZ

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/The-Return-of-Legendary-Swiss-Entertainers-With-MUMMENSCHANZ-20180216
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The legendary Swiss entertainers, Mummenschanz troupe brings to life their famous large-scale masks and revives a tradition of acrobatics in their newest program, entitled, "You & me" for one performance at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts ...

News Switzerland » Music: Swiss Govt: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal

News channel or source: https://torrentfreak.com/swiss-govt-downloading-movies-and-music-will-stay-legal-111202/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has been wondering what to do about it. This week their response was published and it was crystal clear. Not only will ...

News Switzerland » Music: Traditional music returns in Syria's war torn Aleppo

News channel or source: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/reuters/traditional-music-returns-in-syria-s-war-torn-aleppo/43900972
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) - Traditional musicians in Syria's Aleppo say their art is flourishing again 13 months after fighting in the city ended, as new students learn the techniques of "Qoudud" singing. At the National Choral Institute in Aleppo, singing ...

News Switzerland » Music: Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba Named CEO of Sony Music in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

News channel or source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8094263/patrick-mushatsi-kareba-ceo-sony-music-germany-switzerland-austria
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba is the new CEO of Sony Music’s operations in Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA). Mushatsi-Kareba, who joins from Universal Music Germany and has a string of tech and digital roles on his CV, reports in his new role to Daniel ...

News Switzerland » Music: Music makers: Swiss music boxes endure in electronic age

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35049589
Publication date: Saturday 12 December 2015

Devices for playing music come and go - cassette tapes, MP3 players and CDs have all had their time as digital downloads take over. But one system invented some 200 years ago lives on. In the mountains of western Switzerland, one company still makes ...

News Switzerland » Music: Swiss Guard band: On the front line of pope music

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/classicalmusic/9725297/Swiss-Guard-band-On-the-front-line-of-pope-music.html
Publication date: uesday 04 December 2012

On the day they’re sworn in at the Vatican, new recruits to the Swiss Guard are asked to promise that they would die for the Pope. What they’re not required to do is pledge to play music for him. “That comes later,” explains Franz Hurlimann.

News Switzerland » Music: In Quiet Switzerland, Outspoken Rapper Takes On the Far Right

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/28/arts/music/28abroad.html?pagewanted=all
Publication date: Wednesday 27 May 2009

“But he legitimizes Swiss xenophobia, isolationism, nationalism.” Infuriated conservatives slashed $1.1 million from the $38.9 million annual budget for the government-financed foundation that runs the center. A committee to promote folk music and more ...

News Switzerland » Music: Music makers: Swiss music boxes endure in electronic age

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35049589
Publication date: Saturday 12 December 2015

These are external links and will open in a new window Devices for playing music come and go - cassette tapes, MP3 players and CDs have all had their time as digital downloads take over. But one system invented some 200 years ago lives on. In the mountains ...

News Switzerland » Music: Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba Named CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA)

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/patrick-mushatsi-kareba-named-ceo-050000694.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

BERLIN, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Lieberberg, President, Continental Europe and Africa, Sony Music Entertainment today announced that Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba has been named CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA).

News Switzerland » Music: Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba Named to Top Sony Music Post in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

News channel or source: http://variety.com/2018/music/global/patrick-mushatsi-kareba-sony-music-germany-switzerland-austria-1202664400/#!
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba has been named CEO for Sony Music Entertainment (SME), Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA). He’ll report to Daniel Lieberberg, SME president for Continental Europe and Africa. Mushatsi-Kareba is a veteran of Apple, where he ...