TURK MUSEUM

TURK MUSEUM Daniel Gottlob Turk (1750-1813) is commemorated by his adopted city of Halle because of the nurturing role he played in the musical life of the city, as Kan …

ZUYLEN MUSEUM

ZUYLEN MUSEUM Visitors to the Utrecht area often go to the small 13th-century castle at Oud-Zuilen, now part of the northern suburb of Maarssen. Moated and turreted, Slot Zuylen is …

TARTINI MUSEUM

TARTINI MUSEUM Giuseppe Tartini, the greatest violinist-composer and violin pedagogue of the mid-18th century and pioneer student of acoustics, spent all his working life in Italy. His home was Padua …

SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE MAP

SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE MAP Crossing Salgina Gorge, near Schiers, Switzerland Designer/Engineer Robert Maillart Completed 1930 Span 295 feet (90 meters) Material Reinforced concrete Type Arch By eliminating everything but structure itself, …

TOSTI MUSEUM

TOSTI MUSEUM The title ‘Tosti’s Goodbye’ will have some resonances for older readers of this book. But the name of Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti is less familiar now than it …

PALLADIAN BRIDGE MAP

PALLADIAN BRIDGE MAP Crossing Octagon Lake, Buckinghamshire, England Designer/Engineer Unknown Completed c. 1755 Length 92 feet (28 meters) Material Stone Type Arch A Renaissance design was used to encourage free …

SKRYABIN MUSEUM

SKRYABIN MUSEUM Aleksandr Skryabin was a native Muscovite, and although he travelled widely as a concert pianist and lived abroad for many years – in Italy, France, Switzerland and Belgium …