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Music in Germany's State Education System

© Claus Langer / Stiftung Jedem Kind ein Instrument
  • Basic Structure of the State Education System in Germany
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  • Pupils enrolled in basic and advanced-level music courses during the final two years of grammar school
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Music Education Outside the State School System

© Claus Langer / Stiftung Jedem Kind ein Instrument
  • Students, teachers and financing of VdM music schools
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  • Student totals and age distribution at VdM music schools
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  • Student distribution by discipline at VdM music schools
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Education for Musical Professions

© Christian Nielinger / Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln
  • Students in degree programmes for musical professions at Musikhochschulen, universities, teacher training colleges and polytechnics (winter semester), listed by field of concentration
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  • Students in degree programmes for musical professions at Musikhochschulen, universities, teacher training colleges and polytechnics (winter semester 2009-10), listed by field of concentration, with percentage of female and foreign students
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  • Degrees earned in programmes for musical professions at Musikhochschulen, universities, teacher training colleges and polytechnics, listed by field of concentration
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Amateur Music-Making

© Hörseljau
  • Amateur orchestras, ensembles, choruses and performers
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  • Organisational structures of amateur vocal and instrumental associations
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Symphony and Chamber Orchestras

© Schirmer / Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker

Music Theatre

© Monika Rittershaus

Festspiele and Festivals

© Bayreuther Festspiele GmbH / Jörg Schulze

Popular Music

© cologne on pop GmbH / Joanna Seitz

Music in Church

© Gottfried-Silbermann-Gesellschaft e.V.

Music on Radio and Television

© WDR / Claus Langer
  • Number of radio programmes operated by regional broadcasters (incl. Deutschlandradio), by mode of reception
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  • Music and talk programmes on ARD radio broadcasters
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  • Amount of music broadcast (television) by ARD, ZDF, RTL, SAT.1 and ProSieben (in % of air time)
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Music Industry

© Johannes Klais Orgelbau GmbH & Co.KG
  • Companies and turnovers in the German music industry and audio market
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  • Employment in the music industry and audio market
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  • Self-employed musicians socially insured by the Kuenstlersozialkasse
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Public and Privat Funding of Music

© Deutscher Bundestag / Stephan Erfurt
  • Expenditures from public cultural and musical budgets by funding body (federal, state and municipal)
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  • Music expenditures per subsidised area broken down by federal, state and municipal budgets
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  • Total music expenditures from federal, state and municipal budgets broken down by subsidised area
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