Basel Music Museum: Guided tours in English
November 21 @ 12:30 - 14:00 CET
Barfüsserkirche and Musikmuseum
Guided Tours in November
Autumn offers varied experience at the Basel Historical Museum. We invite the English speaking community to our interesting guided tours through the Barfüsserkirche and the Musikmuseum. Discover the two exhibition houses with their outstanding collections.
Here are just a sample. Find out about these and more tours at this site.
THE CHARM OF THE UNFAMILIAR at the Musikmuseum
Exoticism in European Musical Life. With Giovanna Baviera
Wed 21.11.2018, 12.30 pm
European fascination with the unfamiliar seems to be a constant in music history. But aside from passing spells of obsession with the unaccustomed, what sort of concrete impact did foreign cultures have on what we call Western classical music? This tour delves into the real and imagined «exotic» in European musical history.