Holidays (Feiertage) include Fasching or Karneval (Mardis Gras), Erntedankfest, Muttertag (Mother’s Day), Vatertag (Father’s Day), Ostern (Easter), Oktoberfest, Weihnachten (Christmas Day), etc.
If you are interested in adding songs to our library. Please submit it to our club manager, including a copy of the music, if possible.
Songs sung in the Ratskeller
Typically these are songs brought over from Germany by our forebears, but also include songs that can still be heard at Oktoberfests and in the Hofbräuhaus. This group of songs can be heard sung in the Ratskeller at the Teutonia.
Collections of Songs and More
You will find songs of the homeland, hunting songs, songs of the sea, songs to german wine and songs of soldiers. These links are to collections of german songs, information about german clubs and international choral societies
- Ingeb.org is a very large collection of German folk songs. 20,000 Volkslieder among other things German.
- Cazoo.org has links to many German clubs in America. It has a large cgeollection of Volkslieder. If you look our link is there. Many Volkslieder, clubs and news.
- Liedertafel, Studentlieder, Volkslieder
- Herrn Zahns supertolles Deutsches Liederbuch Volks-und Kinderlieder, Weinachtlieder and Popmusik
- THE VIRTUAL CHORAL LIBRARY, Musica International, c/o La Fabrique de Théâtre 13 rue de Phalsbourg, F-67000 Strasbourg, France.
- Deutschsprachiges Liederverzeichnis/German Language Song Index Alle Lieder
There are many German language web sites, here are a couple that hopefully will help.
Learn German Online For Free – with audio
About.com – German for Beginners
eLanguages School – includes a short overview of the language – you’ll need to provide your email address for this one.
eLanguages School – German
German news sites – German news in English
The Local – German news