Traditional taverns are as much a part of life in Bavaria as Lederhosen. And songs have always served as a soundtrack to the general merriment. To preserve this age-old tradition, one man has decided to collect songs and put them in a book.
A picturesque novel — like a film, like a song. It's the first German urban novel. And a story of a man who is constantly landing flat on his face — until, one day, he finally gets it.
Oktoberfest in Munich is the world's largest folk festival. The song-filled beer celebration is a bucket list item for many. DW's Hallie Rawlinson filled us in on her first time attending.
A study compiled data from half a million songs released over the last 30 years and found some of the winning characteristics of a successful track: Happy, danceable songs sung by women tend to be more popular nowadays.
Olga Scheps is one of the world's most up-and-coming piano soloists. Her latest album covers pieces by German dance group Scooter. Scheps told DW what fascinated her about this project.
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