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Re: Question 91

Post by Teppeny » 11 Dec 2019 18:21

Good answer! It was really easy !
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Question 92

Post by Auceps » 14 Dec 2019 22:57

Thanks, Teppeny!

My question would be a bit complicated: Which pretty famous march and salon music composer (non-Jewish) was officially proclaimed as 'unwelcome' for the Waffen-SS bands? A small hint: His most famous march has a Latin title.

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Re: Question 92

Post by Tretyak » 14 Dec 2019 23:18

Is it perhaps Ernst Urbach with his "Per aspera ad astra"?

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Re: Question 92

Post by Auceps » 14 Dec 2019 23:28

Correct! His music was considered 'unwelcome', because, according to the official ordinance of the SS-FHA from January 20, 1942, his compositions and arrangements 'distort' standart compositions of the German musical repertoire in 'escpecially kitchy and disrespectful manner' and make them to a corner stone of 'cheap and completely outmoded salon medleys'.

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Question 93

Post by Tretyak » 17 Dec 2019 09:27

Okay!) An easy one: though this composer had achieved great success with his music for Olympic games of 1936, he was heavily attacked in the next year after the premiere of his new opus. What was it and why did it happen?

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Re: Question 93

Post by D-General » 18 Dec 2019 06:15

I’m guessing this would be Richard Strauss, he was heavily attacked since he had a Jewish daughter in law and his grandchildren were also Jewish, also he was using his influence as President of the Reichsmusikkamer to protect them.
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Re: Question 93

Post by Tretyak » 18 Dec 2019 14:42

Unfortunately not, this isn't him. ''My'' composer is much younger, but he was also born in Munich, so you were close! :milwink:

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Re: Question 93

Post by Maikowski » 20 Dec 2019 10:21

I would say Carl Orff and his Carmina Burana because of some erotic content 8-) and an alleged russian influence.
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Re: Question 93

Post by Tretyak » 20 Dec 2019 15:22

Maikowski wrote:
20 Dec 2019 10:21
I would say Carl Orff and his Carmina Burana because of some erotic content 8-) and an alleged russian influence.
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Yes, absolutely right! :)

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Question 94

Post by Maikowski » 28 Dec 2019 01:22

Thank you Tretyak ! :milwink:

Hi everyone !
I hope you all had a merry Christmas. Please receive my apologies for the delay in posting this new question... :oops:
Now you will have to identify this song, here interpreted by Carl Woitschach's Blasorchester :


Good luck and a happy New Year to all of you !
Maiko

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Re: Question 94

Post by Ivan Ž. » 28 Dec 2019 01:36

Ha, I've been playing this song often lately, after a very long time ;) I completely forgot about it previously, and then I couldn't get it out of my head. But I'll let someone else identify it :)

(A good version, by the way, which I haven't heard before; all recordings by that chorus [13/20] are very rare, I've heard only two so far.)

Happy New Year, everyone!
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Re: Question 94

Post by Auceps » 28 Dec 2019 17:35

Hello and happy New Year everyone!

I guess it'd be 'Der Luftschutz auf der Wacht' by Werner Günther and Carl Echtermeier (another, more famous recording was made by Grammophon-Orchester in 1935 or so). :)

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Re: Question 94

Post by Maikowski » 29 Dec 2019 01:46

Auceps wrote:
28 Dec 2019 17:35
I guess it'd be 'Der Luftschutz auf der Wacht' by Werner Günther and Carl Echtermeier (another, more famous recording was made by Grammophon-Orchester in 1935 or so). :)
Congratulations Auceps ! You win ! :thumbsup:
I should say you both win since Ivan immediately recognized the song too and the choir of SA-Sturm 13/20 "Kurt Eckert" on my Gloria GO-13073 record... :D

It is your turn now, my dear Auceps !
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Question 95

Post by Auceps » 01 Jan 2020 19:30

Thank you, Maiko! I agree, Ivan also gave a small hint with that. :wink:

My question would be as follows: Hans Baumann's song 'Es zittern die morschen Knochen' was also arranged by him [probably not by him, see my note below - Ivan Ž.] to another musical genre (which included the song in it too). What was the particular name of that genre?

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Re: Question 95

Post by Maikowski » 10 Jan 2020 17:29

Hello Auceps !

Was it not a 'Marschfantasie' (über ein Kampflied) ?

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