Music at the BauhausBack to previous page
“It’s striking! You have to hear us – you’ll be thinking of us.”
From the rhythmical noise of the Bauhaus band to the inspiring art of the fugue, to the performances of contemporary composers: Life at the Bauhaus was always accompanied by background music, though it was not even on the curriculum.
T. Lux Feininger, around 1928
Members of the Bauhaus Band with Oskar Schlemmer
It was photos like the one of the members of the Bauhaus band that brought Lux Feininger worldwide fame. They convey vitality 'joie de vivre' and enjoyment of the arts, as well as the fashionable taste of the time.