Der Leiermann

The whole world of classical culture

The latest contributions

The Sachertorte

The Sachertorte

The Sachertorte by Thomas StieglerCakes, as we know them today, have not been around that long. Yet the term cake appears as early as the beginning of the 15th century, as tortum, derived from the Latin "torquere", which means to turn. So, as you can imagine, a cake...

To the distant one

To the distant one

To the distant one by Thomas SiemensTo the distant one - Johann Kaspar Mertz"Is this really how I lost you? Have you, O fair one, escaped me? Still ringing in your ears Every word, every sound."   Thus begins the poem "To the Distant" by J. W. v. Goethe. A piece...

The history of the suite

The history of the suite

The history of the suite by Thomas StieglerI know of some people who do not understand why there should be a symphony by Haydn or Brahms in addition to "the symphony" by Beethoven. Not to mention the fact that Beethoven apparently wrote more than one work of the same...

Get to know our main topics

Our authors strive to cover important chapters of cultural history as comprehensively as possible. So browse through our focus categories, from the history of Austria to the development of the flute to the contributions of our city writers explaining and showing individual cities.

There will be more from the Leiermann soon!

 

 

 

Also on social media