The Germans can be called a musical nation because Germany gave the world such famous musicians and composers as Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, Strauss and Handel. Classical music in Germany originated in the XVIII century and over the next two hundred years experienced its heyday. Now students from all over the world are eager to get into German music schools. It is curious that more than three hundred thousand Germans themselves are professional musicians. Classical music in Germany is still popular and ubiquitous. Various festivals are held here annually: from the Bayreuth festival dedicated to Wagner, to contemporary music festivals.
Today, the German music market is the third largest in the world. Continue reading