Thu Aug 23 13:30:43 CEST 2007

Ferrara day 1

arrived in Ferrara at 19:30, same hotel, same room as every year. Took a round through the city, some new features. In the pubs they still know us and offered us special beer-prices. Tiffany: "Haetten Sie die Guete zu zahlen?" :-)

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Fri Aug 17 00:55:28 CEST 2007

recording session

On wednesday the trio recorded the new CD called "Mi viene da piangere". After several problems we got the sound and the files on our PC.

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Sat Aug 4 00:12:54 CEST 2007

recording session

On thursday evening Gregor and I startet a recording session, that lasted 2 hours and brought us very interesting material for the "best-of-sampler". Then we visited the new WELI, drank some beer and enjoyed the music of the 60s. I had decided to sleep in the SH3 (thanks David for the cheese!) so we could enjoy a very empty WELI very long. Finished the evening with a SH3-kitchen-beer-sit-in. On friday I woke up and did many things I had to do in town. One thing was a tiny little reissue of Gastophon (1994) and Saxophon (1993) for someone who burned down the songbooks in a campfire.

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Sun Jul 1 23:06:45 CEST 2007

jazz brunch

We made a wonderful concert at the Gasthof Stern with our choire. Jazz sound with band and solosingers. We had a great audience and there were many listeners. We performed songs like Mah na - mah na, lean on me, while my sugar walks down the street, ... Two hours of happy jazzy musik under chestnuttrees.

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Sun Apr 1 00:44:10 CEST 2007

games quatsch

After a nice games evening at Phillip's home (settlers of catan) we tried out my micro br. Have fun with it.

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Tue Mar 20 23:39:28 CET 2007

Patrozinium

On monday evening we had the mass for St. Josef, which is the patron saint of the church in Obsteig. We celebrated the "Orgelsolomesse" from W.A.Mozart, KV 259 C maj. Plus Tolite Hostias from Saint Saens and Graduale (Locus iste) from Anton Bruckner. With us was a little orchestra. The mass was celebrated by Abt German, the abbot from Stams. So it was a very very big event with a church full with listeners even almost behind the organ. Even the "Sch├╝tzen" and the "Feuerwehr" liked our singing and it was really good. Afterwards we had a fine meal in the Aschlandhof. I recorded it digitally while singing and there were no problems and the sound is pretty fine.

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Mon Mar 19 00:25:31 CET 2007

micro br

I used my new digital recorder boss micro br for the first time as recording device for the choir because we had the final rehearsal on friday. The recordings are very very good. The first hearing told me that it is even better than the MD recording. I can regulate the input signal better so it is not warped. The second reasons are the plugin effects and the mastering tools of the device. I was cheering! I'm happily looking forward the concert on monday evening, 19.03.2007.

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Thu Feb 15 01:16:31 CET 2007

Little drummer boy

I was with my sister at the rehearsal of the "Blasmusik" as listener. This evening they had noone at the drums. So the chief asked me if I would take the part of the big drum, so the musicians can play better in time. I did it and they were happy and astonished that I can play the big drum right in time. Well. Another musik part.

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Mon Jan 29 23:45:59 CET 2007

Stimmquadrat

Today we had the annual meeting of our choire called "Stimmquadrat Obsteig". In the election the members choose me as chairman. Well, here I am.

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Fri Dec 8 00:54:52 CET 2006

Forgetting

Closed my lessons in school at the correct time, reached the train in time, drove my bike to Gregor, rang the bell - nothing. Called Gregor at the cellular - nothing. Got a sms: I am in berlin. It came to my mind that we talked about that. Shit. Because of the distance I missed the next train and had a fine time at the train station...

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Sat Sep 23 23:59:53 CEST 2006

Johann Haller Finisage

Obsteig has very few remarkable persons. One of them is Johann Haller, who was on the famous northpole-expedition with Payer and Weyprecht 1874. He died in Obsteig 1906. Read the story at Franzjosefland. Obsteig made some activities arround his life during the year and today was the final one. Some days ago I got a call: We need music and we have heared you can play guitar, would you please play on that evening? I did it. About 50 people listened to my guitar music and I played about 90 minutes. While listening they had the chance to drink and eat and have a look on three displays that told his life, the expedition and what was in that time in Obsteig. And they all liked the fine guitar sound. It was a fine evening and I felt like being in Ferrara. But solo.

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Sun Sep 3 00:40:46 CEST 2006

Pater Augustin

Today we had the dismissal of the priest of Obsteig and in the church service we sang some chorals. Afterwards we had a short drink at "Partners" and then went home to me. God thanks I cooked 4 l sugo today. So Heribert made noodles as I had wheat and a noodle-machine at home, and we had a fine fast meal.

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Mon Aug 28 02:06:37 CEST 2006

Ferrara day 5

Slept too long, packed our things in 10 minutes and left the hotel. Long breakfast at the Flash bar. After 4,5 hours we were back in Innsbruck. Sunny in Ferrara and rainy in south tyrol. Cold in Innsbruck. Back home at 7 p.m.

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Mon Aug 28 01:59:41 CEST 2006

Ferrara day 4

Slept longer than before. Short breakfast at 1 p.m. Waiting at the office. Got a very exclusive place. Piazza Trento e Trieste. The middle of Ferrara. Managed the bubbles on the fingers and started the first session at 7 p.m. After waiting for pizzas for one hour we played a second session until midnight and enjoyed a lot of people. Finished the day at Tiffanys late enough.

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Sat Aug 26 14:07:02 CEST 2006

Ferrara day 3

After breakfast I rent a bike and took a ride through outer Ferrara. Reached S. Giorgio, the Po-canal and the Hippodrom. Interesting town. Fine place in the evening at the Via Garibaldi. Dinner: "Buskers menu". Ammount of finger-bubbles: 4. Finished the day at Tiffanys with a special beer-prize.

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