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The Practice Room
Notes on music, the world, and life in the Austrian Alps
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  • Fun 6 days ago By watching, even without hearing anything, it’s clear to me that this little one probably heard its mother calling, once, twice, and the third time it knew it had to hurry home or else!Filed under: Frivolity, nature
  • Modern Vocal Pedagogy 1 week ago Nothing like a bad cold a full-blown case of the flu to make a singer feel useless. Well, let’s at least talk about singing then. Eine Erkältung Grippe reicht aus, dass sich Sänger nutzlos fühlen. Nun, dann lasst uns wenigstens … Continue reading →
  • Not Everything Was Better In The Old Days // Nicht alles war früher besser. 2 weeks ago Photo from the facebook page “Schwarz Weiß”, a gold mine of historical photographs of Innsbruck in the last century. Where Quicksilver is now, once was the Kundler Bierhalle. Visible between (behind) the two buildings must be some part of the … Continue reading →
  • And While We're In The 15th Century... 2 weeks ago …it’s only a short jump ahead to the time of Emperor Ferdinand II and Philippine Welser, both of whom figure in the local story of the Roßsprung (“horse jump”). Paschberg has a post up about the story and the now-urban … Continue reading →
  • It's All Related 3 weeks ago And here we tie the two previous posts together with a 15th-century ribbon: Und hier fügen wir die beiden vorherigen Beiträge mit einem Band aus dem 15. Jahrhundert zusammen: Albrecht Dürer, Brenner Road in the Eisack Valley, 1495. Made, as … Continue reading →

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  • Weird Tyrol: Five Best Unusual Historic Hikes from Innsbruck Expat Blog Awards 2013 Say you’re living in Innsbruck. You’d like to get out of the city and into the wooded hills, but you’re not up for another vertical climb, the ski lifts are kind of expensive and you’d like to visit something besides another mountain...

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Franz Eisl
01:26 AM November 03, 2013

A great blog written with exceptional understanding of the people and country Kristina is writing about. I really like when she mixes English and German in one sentence, it's witty.

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