Federspiel is a band on a mission to liberate Austrian folk music from its dusty image and give it a modern edge and a fresh start which appeals to all ages. In 2004 seven young musicians from Vienna and the Lower Austrian … read more »


Federspiel (c) Maria Frodl

Federspiel were formed 12 years ago with the intention of combining alpine brass music with something more contemporary. Not long ago, on the 11th of November, they released their fourth album “Smaragd”. And it has taken them to the tops of the international … read more »

World Music in Austria

The cultivation of Austrian music is distinctly tied to its respective origins. Be it from here or from elsewhere. Some call it  folk music, others world music. The music country Austria has a vast amount of old traditions. From Carinthian choirs to … read more »