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New articles in our Library

The library of our study group contains an extensive collection of philatelic magazine articles from all areas of music philately. These articles can be read online by our members.
 


The new articles deal with the following topics, among others: Buddhist Dances / Shel Silverstein / Jules Massenet / Djagilew / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / The Austrian Composer Set of 1922
 
Go to the archive (members only)
 
Please also visit the Blog “Musical Stamps” by our American member Jayson Dobney

2nd Place in the Team Competition for Study Groups


 
At the “1-Frame-Team-Competition” 2022 for philatelic study groups, which took place from 4.-6. June in Bad Mondorf (Luxembourg), our study group took the excellent 2nd place. The picture shows our vice president Arnold van Berkel at the award ceremony.

Our Team:
Rudolf Wagner “Anti-Semitic Currents in Music History: The Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Case”
Hannes Hoppe “My cello – from the tree to a good sound” (youth)
Arnold van Berkel “Singing, the story of my life”
Wolfgang Andrée “Friedrich Schiller’s play WILHEM TELL”
Peter Lang “50 Years German Music Council – Theme with Variations”
 
There were special points for the presentation of the entire spectrum of our studygroup, our advertising frame and the professional, editorial and technical quality of our “Musikus”.

“Der Musikus” No. 151 has been issued

Our newsletter “Der Musikus” No. 151 has been issued.
The main article outlines the history of the traditional Teatro San Carlo in Naples. In addition to information on numerous current stamp issues, the plan of an open philately exhibit on Franz Schubert is presented and finally there is some basic information on meter postmarks.
Take a look at the table of contents.
Members of the Motivgruppe Musik can read the entire issue online in the members’ area.
 
Table of contents
 
“Der Musikus” – Archive (members only)

“Der Musikus” No. 150 has been issued

Our newsletter “Der Musikus” No. 150 has been issued.
The main article this time deals with the history of the trombone. In addition to numerous other topics, you can also read why Haydn’s “Creation” occupies a special place in British postal history.
Take a look at the table of contents.
Members of the Motivgruppe Musik can also read the entire issue online in the members’ area.
 
Table of contents
 
“Der Musikus” – Archive (members only)

New copies of Exhibits

On our website, copies of numerous (partly historical) exhibits can be viewed.
 


New exhibits in the members only section:
“Music: Talking with God”
“Otello meets Parsifal”
“The Fascinating World of Jukeboxes”
“Beethovens 9. Sinfonie – Hymne der Menschheit”
“Tchaikovsky – The Russian Romantic”
“Stars on Ice”
“Robert Stolz – The last Viennese Operetta Composer”
 
Copies of exhibits (members only)

New Checklists

The members only section of our website contains a collection of checklists about various topics of music philately. The collection is constantly expanding and can be read online by our members.
 


New enhancements:
29.3.20: Female dancers (updated) / opera houses (updated)
3.7.20: Clarinet (new) / Saxophone (new)
3.9.20: Ballroom Dance (updated)
5.2.21: Beethoven (updated)
12.4.21: Musicians on banknotes and coins on stamps (new)
 
Go to the checklists (members only)