Dorien Lievers - Alto
“In Deine Hände”- BWV 106
Scientists say that this bone flute, found at Hohle Fels Cave in Germany, is at least 42,000 years old.
In hillside caves of southwestern Germany, archaeologists in recent years have uncovered the beginnings of music and art by early modern humans migrating into Europe from Africa. New dating evidence shows that these oldest known musical instruments in the world, flutes made of bird bone and mammoth ivory, are even older than first thought.
Goslar, Germany - The historic German Hanse city of Goslar accumulated great wealth in medieval times thanks to the silver mines in neighbouring Rammelsberg while it was also the location chosen by Emperor Heinrich II for court meetings and synods.
The mines of Rammelsberg and the perfectly preserved old town of Goslar, which dates back to the Middle Ages…
Distinguishing features: This painting is a farewell. All but one of the students on an ordinary day at the Bauhaus are walking away from us, up the stairs, towards the huge windows - the Bauhaus belongs in a higher realm than this one. Only one figure comes towards us, not so much walking as dancing on tiptoes. Perhaps there is still hope.
Schlemmer painted this in the year the Bauhaus was forced to abandon its beautiful modern building in Dessau. Another image, Yamawaki’s collage The End of the Dessau Bauhaus (1932), makes no bones about what this meant: it shows a jackbooted Nazi leading a moustached politician to stomp on the Bauhaus.
Cologne - 1940’s
J.S. Bach (1685-1750) - Mass in B minor (BWV 232) Partial vocal parts from the Kyrie und Gloria manuscript - Leipzig (1733)