VLADIGEROV MUSEUM

VLADIGEROV MUSEUM Bulgaria’s musical patriarch, Pancho Vladigerov, is commemorated in the north-eastern city of Shumen, some 100 km from Varna, where he and his identical twin Luben spent their childhood …

DANJIANG BRIDGE MAP

DANJIANG BRIDGE MAP Crossing Tamsui River, Tamsui-Bali, Taiwan Designers/Engineers Zaha Hadid Architects Expected completion c. 2020 Span 1,476 feet (450 meters) Materials Steel, concrete Type Cable-stayed Relieving traffic was critical, …

SINGER MUSEUM

SINGER MUSEUM Mozartians and others wandering through Salzburg may have noticed, on the arch linking the Franciscan monastery to the Franciscan Church -just behind the Cathedral, close to St Peter’s …

SCHMIDT MUSEUM

SCHMIDT MUSEUM Franz Schmidt was a revered figure among Austrian composers in the interwar years. Born in Pressburg (now Bratislava) in 1874, he had been a cellist in the Vienna …

CHENAB BRIDGE MAP

CHENAB BRIDGE MAP Crossing Chenab River, Jammu and Kashmir, India Designer/Engineer WSP Expected completion 2020 Span 1,532 feet (467 meters) Material Steel Type Arch Structural history is being made high …

BRITANNIA BRIDGE MAP

BRITANNIA BRIDGE MAP Crossing Menai Strait, Anglesey, Wales Designer/Engineer Robert Stephenson Completed 1850 Length Center spans 459 feet (140 meters); end spans 230 feet (70 meters) Materials Wrought iron, limestone …

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 …