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Vorschaubild - On the trail of Swiss-French rap
Dossier
EN | FR
In its French-speaking part, Switzerland has a rich and plentiful rap culture. The following dossier covers its journey from past to present.
Dossier
EN | FR
Dans sa partie francophone (la Romandie), la Suisse est riche d’une culture rap foisonnante. Panorama d’hier à aujourd’hui.
Vorschaubild - The Diagonals of Improvisation
2019-03-07
EN | FR
Within just two decades, Suisse Diagonales Jazz has established itself as the showcase and spokesperson for a young, rich and diverse musical scene.
Jazz
Christian Steulet
2019-03-07
EN | FR
En deux décennies, Suisse Diagonales Jazz s’est imposée comme la vitrine et le porte-parole d’une jeune scène musicale aussi riche que diversifiée.
Jazz
Christian Steulet
Vorschaubild - New instruments from Switzerland
2018-08-09
EN | DE
Im Land der Hochpräzision rückt die Sensibilisierung der Instrumente in den Fokus. Sie eröffnet Interpreten wie Komponisten neue Spielfelder.
World music, Contemporary music, Classical music
Thomas Meyer
2018-08-09
EN | DE
In the high-precision land of the clock-makers, there’s a heightened sensibility about expanding the possibilities of musical instruments.
World music, Contemporary music, Classical music
Thomas Meyer
Vorschaubild - Musical treasures of Romandie 2: the SMEM
2018-07-31
EN | FR
This summer, swissmusic.ch takes you to unusual musical places in French-speaking Switzerland. Second stop: the SMEM electronic instrument inventory.
Pop
Julie Henoch
2018-07-31
EN | FR
Cet été, swissmusic.ch part à la rencontre de lieux musicaux inhabituels de Suisse romande. Deuxième étape: la collection électronique du SMEM
Pop
Julie Henoch

News

2019-05-10

From 4 to 7 June, the Swiss music scene is at MIDEM.

The Swiss delegation is looking forward to seeing you in Cannes! Get connected with Switzerland at the umbrella stand, the information central for Swiss Music and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2019-05-08

The winners of the Swiss Grand Award for Music 2019 are Cod.Act .

The Swiss Music Prize recognises and highlights the work of exceptional and innovative Swiss musicians. 14 musicians and ensembles also receive a Swiss Music Prize.

2019-04-23

Switzerland @jazzahead!2019 / 25 to 28 April in Bremen

The Swiss delegation is looking forward to seeing you in Bremen! Get connected with Switzerland at umbrella stand 6 C10, the information central for Swiss jazz and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2019-03-11

A new editorial feature for swissmusic.ch

Under the READ header, you can discover everything from film scores to independent record labels and effervescent rap scene. All sorts of thematic Dossiers on the Swiss musical landscape.

2019-02-14

Swiss Music Day on the public radio stations - 15th February

Option Musique, SRF1, RTR, Swiss Classic and some others radio stations introduce you to the swiss music with an exclusive programme. Listen to the selection of Option Musique below.

Vorschaubild - Too many cooks make a better broth
2018-06-21
EN | DE
Since 2011, a whole series of new music ensembles has sprung up in Basel. We look at what’s behind this trend, and what the consequences are.
Contemporary music
Anja Wernicke
2018-06-21
EN | DE
Seit 2011 wurden in Basel eine ganze Reihe von Neue-Musik-Ensembles gegründet. Woher der Trend rührt und was er für Konsequenzen nach sich zieht.
Contemporary music
Anja Wernicke

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  • XVII AKSHAM
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  • Running After the Sun Marie Kruttli Trio
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  • Speak Low feat. Julian Sa... Lucia Cadotsch
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  • Microcosmoism Samuel Rohrer
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  • Sisyphe Colin Vallon Trio
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  • Kohäsion Trio Heinz Herbert
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  • Q Luzia Von Wyl
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  • One More Piece Of Chocolate Nicole Johänntgen
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  • Radical OESTETIK
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  • The Night Comes Soon Jean-Paul Brodbec...
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  • Hotzen AUL
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  • Incandenza (Live) Kappeler / Zumthor
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  • Dance! Ohad Talmor & Chr...
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  • L'Orage L'Orage
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  • Duša Šume Šuma Čovjek
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  • El Argentino Aureliano Marin
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  • Restrictus Mario Batkovic
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  • Vishnja Elina Duni
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  • Embrüf II Christian Zehnder...
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  • Tibetan Joy and Suffering Porok Karpo
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  • Le Banquet Ezko Kikoutchi
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  • Contingency Oscar Bianchi
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  • Esquisse : "le Froid" Walter Feldmann
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  • CORNO SONORO Edu Haubensak
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  • Breathe Stefan Keller
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  • Gravity's Rainbow Michael Pelzel
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  • Spuren Katharina Rosenbe...
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  • Anakyklikon Antoine Fachard
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  • Pocket Enemy Daniel Zea
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  • Trois Jeunes Filles Kristina Fuchs Rö...
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  • Freitag der 18te Hujässler
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  • Le Ranz des Vaches Jütz & Shakulimba
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  • Palace Quartett Robin Mark
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  • Meitlin von Blofelden tan... Tritonus
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  • La pulce d'acqua SULP
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  • Ausschnitt aus "Stamme" Alpin Project
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  • Die stolzi Mülleri Silberen
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  • Hinz rockt Zugluft
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  • Schäfli-Schottisch Stadtländer
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Research

Swiss Music Magazine

A journal about Swiss music life, music societies and musical politics.

Gateway to Swiss folk music

Archives of Swiss folk music of yesterday and today.

Petzi Clubs & Festivals

Guide and Agenda to the main Swiss clubs and Festivals of world music and pop.

Jazz Biographies

Biographical collection of Swiss Jazz.

RISM Switzerland

Archives of scores and sheet music from Swiss libraries.

culturalpromotion.ch

Directory of public and private Swiss institutions supporting cultural organizations and projects.

Mx3 - popular music

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss artists and performers from the folk music scene.

Mx3

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss artists from the world of pop, jazz and world music.

Musinfo

Directory of Swiss composers, performers, improvisers, ensembles and authors on the contemporary music scene.

Swiss National Sound Archives

Swiss sound archives.

Directory

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