Evening at the Brienzer Rothorn overlooking Lake Brienz and the Alps of the Bernese Oberland and left, Jennifer has a go at playing the Swiss alphorn
with limited success
virtuoso Carlo Torlontano, it looks like the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra are welcoming in the New Year with, if not a bang, then certainly a loud noise.
And variations on the traditional orchestral horn appeared: the natural horn (without modern valves to change the notes), the Post-horn and the Alphorn
, with works both historical and contemporary written for them.
Folklore performances include dancing in national costume, yodelling duets, an alphorn
trio, flag throwing and the whip cracking.
But consider what awaited those of us making the trip in reverse: In the departure area, against a backdrop of Alpine scenery and Swiss and American flags, an oompah band serenaded us with relentlessly upbeat music, often accompanied by that incredibly long, traditional wooden alphorn
Many of the Davos Klosters Active offers are free for guests, such as the experience hike to the mineral mine at Silberberg, courses on mountain-biking techniques and evenings with folk music, yodeling and alphorn
ch/en/ Explore the folk markets that spring up in Vevey from July till September since the past 40 years in the Market Square and the Town Hall Square to enjoy wine tasting, meet the winemakers from Lavaux and Chablais, and enjoy folk dances and the sound of the Alphorn
, every morning, from 10 a.
Eliana Burki, a Swiss performer, entertained the crowd with the alphorn
OK, so Oktoberfest is more than just Hefeweizen, but if I'm wearing lederhosen whilst playing an alphorn
, I'd better be drunk.
My cheesy experience comes complete with yodelling, flag throwing and alphorn
blowing in Lucerne's Swiss folklore restaurant Stadtkeller.
SHOPPERS in the city are being invited to blow a note on a traditional alphorn
as they finish off their Christmas shopping.
largest organ in Ensemble Engiadina Switzerland is in (call 011-41-81-837-3350 Engelberg's baroque for a schedule) performs monastery (011-41- traditional Swiss music.