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German Students' Songs

German Students' Songs

Ernst Wolff (1905–1991), a classically trained singer of opera and German lieder (art song), who fled Germany for England in 1933, recorded a total of five albums of German songs for Folkways, always accompanying himself on the piano. This recording of college/university student songs highlights pleasures outside the classroom, with an emphasis on drinking, young ladies, and general good times, reflecting the predilections of young men liberated from everyday parental constraints. Liner notes provide a brief biography of Ernst Wolff and the background of each song along with the German (or Latin) texts and English translations.

Track Listing

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O Alte Burschenherrlichkeit Ernst Wolff 2:08
102
Studentenleben Ernst Wolff 1:49
103
Burschen Heraus Ernst Wolff 1:25
104
Hier Sind Wir Versammelt Ernst Wolff 2:27
105
Crambambuli Ernst Wolff 2:42
106
Vive la Compagneia Ernst Wolff 1:40
107
Was Kommt Dort Von der Hoeh' Ernst Wolff 2:47
108
Jonas Ernst Wolff 2:05
109
Papst und Sultan Ernst Wolff 2:29
110
Die Lore am Tore Ernst Wolff 1:25
111
Alt Heidelberg Ernst Wolff 2:19
112
Freut Euch des Lebens Ernst Wolff 3:14
201
Studio auf Einer Reis' Ernst Wolff 1:50
202
Kneipgelage Ernst Wolff 2:45
203
Viel Durst Ernst Wolff 2:15
204
Filia Hospitalis Ernst Wolff 1:59
205
Heute Ist Heut Ernst Wolff 2:05
206
Denkst Du Daran? Ernst Wolff 2:19
207
Lied Eines Abziehenden Burschen Ernst Wolff 2:27
208
Rodensteins Auszug Ernst Wolff 2:32
209
Lob der Edlen Musica Ernst Wolff 3:13
210
Am Rhein Ernst Wolff 1:35
211
Gaudeamus Igitur (De Brevitate Vitae) Ernst Wolff 2:07

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