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The Swiss music scene

There’s a lot more to the Swiss music scene than yodelling and accordions.

Folk and traditional music

Nadja Räss Breaking the mould as a Swiss yodeller

Yodeller Nadja Räss exemplifies today’s crossover Swiss folk music scene, and is equally happy experimenting in jazz, listening to 100-year-old ...

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Rock and pop

Rock In Switzerland

This edition presents the rock scene in Switzerland from its beginnings in the 1960s to the early 1980s. This programme covers developments from ...

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Old instruments made new The bassoon's revenge

With help from Swiss experts, world-renowned musician Lyndon Watts sought to feature his instrument and resurrect one of the greatest models ever ...

48th Solothurn Film Festival Examining a Martha-daughter relationship

Classical pianist Martha Argerich is the focus of an intimate documentary, Bloody Daughter, by her youngest child, Bern-born Stéphanie Argerich. ...

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Jazz and blues

Take five Swiss jazz it up worldwide

Switzerland’s diverse cultural mix has long preserved a special place for jazz music. Young artists are breaking through and building solid ...

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