To help mobilise the masses, overnighters in winter will automatically receive the William Tell Pass, good for use on the region's buses, boats, trains and cable cars, including the newly opened Stoosbahnen, Switzerland's steepest funicular railway that accesses family-friendly Stoos, a scenic alpine resort and home to 33km of piste (ski run of compacted snow), a new lady bug-themed hiking trail, cheese markets, and yodelling and alphorn
In Lucerne, walk along Chapel Bridge with its Water Tower where you might be greeted by a performance from a Swiss alphorn
is a wind instrument used in the Swiss Alps, as a signal instrument by villagers since medieval times, sometimes substituting for the lack of church bells.
To mark the occasion, Swiss rolled out the red carpet in New York and treated Zurich passengers to Swiss Airlines-themed cake, a traditional Swiss Alphorn
performance and scores of photo ops.
Fjeldsang" begins with a piano introduction that recalls the harmonic series played by an alphorn
, an instrument used in Scandinavia for communication in herding communities.
In the February 2010 Horn Call, I explored numerous occasions on which a composer quoted an alphorn
motif as an evocation of an Alpine landscape.
Blofeld had a Schilthorn Once again the altitude caused some problems - I used it as an excuse for my dismal efforts at trying to play the Swiss alphorn
So the upcoming performances from the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, which feature The Sound of the Alphorn
and the Rhythm of the Waltz should be rather novel.
Since the Middle Ages, dairy farmers have used the alphorn
to calm the cows at milking time and call them from the pasture.
Under that name he traveled through Switzerland and beyond as an itinerant street musician and self-termed ambassador of peace with his Alphorn
and Buchel, (6) that he blew his horn during High Mass in Rome's St.
players (below, top photo) heralded the coming of the 2015 Conference, which will be held Sept, 21-23 In Zurich, Switzerland.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- With the curious theme "Also blus das Alphorn
heut" (And so the alphorn
blew today), the 10th edition of Musikfest Berlin took place between Sept.