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The warning strike and associated standstill affects local and long-distance traffic of Deutsche Bahn and the streetcars and buses of Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (rnv). If you are traveling by car, we recommend that you allow extra time due to the increased traffic. Surrounding parking garages within walking distance of Neue Universität (Universitätsplatz 1) include P9 Am Theater, P10 Friedrich-Ebert-Platz and P11 Universitätsbibliothek.
What did Anton Bruckner's father play at the inn? What did the peasants of the Hungarian plains sing to the field researcher Bela Bartók as they worked in the fields? What did the brass bands actually play, "marching" through Gustav Mahler's scores?
The works of many great composers are permeated with folk music influences, not only unmistakably marked as in Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dances" but often hidden, subtly hinted at and sometimes hardly identifiable as such to untrained ears. For its 30th birthday, Musicbanda Franui wants to know it: In their programme "Strg F* Volksmusik" the musicians from East Tyrol with their unmistakable sound battery of folk string instruments, strings and a lot of wind go in search of the old layers of folk music.
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The concert is part of the focus point "Trans- and Intercultural Programme".
Concert without intermission
Duration approx. 90min