musinfo, the database of Swiss music lists Swiss composers , interpreters , improvising musicians , ensembles and musicologists from the fields of old and modern music.
Each individual is presented with his or her biography and a photograph, in many cases an additional bibliography and a reference to the sound-recording medium is also provided.
Composers present their catalogue of works with detailed information of each composition (exact scoring, publisher, archive, explanation of work).
Interpreters and ensembles present their core repertoires. They can be found by searching for their preferred instrument(s) .
Musicologists and musicographers present their most important works and the results of their research.
musinfo is a joint project by the Musicological Institute of the University of Zurich, the Association of Swiss Musicians (STV/ASM), the Swiss Music Edition (SME/EMS), and the SUISA-foundation for music.
The board of musinfo are:
Urs Schnell (SUISA-foundation for music), President
Matthias Arter (STV/ASM)
Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen (University of Zurich)
Ernst Meier (SME/EMS)
Brigitte Scholl (SMPV/SSPM)
Administration of musinfo are:
Csaba Kézer (STV/ASM)
Thomas Burg (concept, programming)
Peter Bitterli (SME/EMS) (concept, data ascertainment, data processing)
N. N. (University of Zurich) (musicological research)
Graphic design: WnG Solutions, Lausanne
Translation into English: Michael Goodward, Lucerne/Zurich