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mond

An den deutschen Mond

revised german folk songs

CD

Produced by Augst/Daemgen/Korn
In co-production with DeutschlandRadio Cologne
 

Graphic Design: Albrecht Hotz
Vocal and instrumental passages were recorded in August 2000 in the studios of DeutschlandRadio in Cologne.
Sound mastering, DeutschlandRadio: Marcel Daemgen
Sound engineer, DeutschlandRadio: Hans-Martin Renz
Co-producer, DeutschlandRadio: Frank Kämpfer
All additional sounds and editing were done in the studios of Augst/Daemgen/Korn, Frankfurt am Main 2000/2001
Special thanks to Susanne Friedrich, Rolf Steguweit and to Regine Strotbek

 

1

Anmut sparet nicht noch Mühe 2'59''

Music by Christoph Korn

(Electronics: Christoph Korn; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text from Bertolt Brecht's "Kinderlieder", where it is called a "Children's Hymn"

Melody by Hanns Eisler, 1949

 

2

Auf einem Baum ein Kuckuck saß 1'43''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Korg MS10-Synthesizer and electronics: Marcel Daemgen; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text and music presumably about 1750

 

3

Maria durch ein Dornwald ging 3'03''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Korg MS10-Synthesizer and electronics: Marcel Daemgen; Vocals: Alexandra Maxeiner)

Text and melody from the 16th century

 

4

Maikäfer flieg! 0'51''

Music by Christoph Korn

(Electronics: Christoph Korn; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text transcribed by Wilhelm Grimm in 1808 for the collection "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" (Arnim/Brentano)

Melody of unknown origin

 

5

Es geht eine dunkle Wolke herein 1'37''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Korg MS10-Synthesizer and electronics: Marcel Daemgen; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

 

From the period of the Thirty Years' War

 

6

Der Mond ist aufgegangen 6'22''

Music by Christoph Korn

(Electronics: Christoph Korn; Vocals and spoken word: Alexandra Maxeiner)

 

Text by Matthias Claudius (1773)

Melody by J. A. P. Schulz (1790)

 

7

Das Heidenröslein 4'46''

Music by Oliver Augst and Marcel Daemgen

(Electronics: Augst/Daemgen; vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1771)

Melody by Heinrich Werner (1827)

 

8

Ach in Trauer 2'08''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Cello: Frank Cox; Vocals: Alexandra Maxeiner, Oliver Augst)

Appeared in the collection "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" (Arnim/Brentano, 1806)

 

9

Freude schöner Götterfunken 4'31''

Music by Christoph Korn

(Guitar and electronics: Christoph Korn; Vocals and spoken word: Oliver Augst)

Text by Friedrich von Schiller (1785)

Melody by Ludwig van Beethoven (1824)

 

10

Der Winter ist vergangen 4'31''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Korg MS10-Synthesizer and electronics: Marcel Daemgen; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text based on an old Dutch song from 1537

Melody ca. 1600 from the Lute Book of Johann F. Thysius

 

11

Der Jäger längs dem Weiher ging 2'39''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Korg MS10-Synthesizer, electronics and chorals: Marcel Daemgen; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text and melody from Westfalia and Hesse (Taunus)

 

12

O du stille Zeit 2'52''

Music by Christoph Korn

(Electronics: Christoph Korn; Vocals: Oliver Augst, Alexandra Maxeiner)

Text from Joseph Frhr. von Eichendorff's novel "Dichter und ihre Gesellen"

(1834)

Melody by Cesar Bresgen (1938)

 

13

Ich stand auf hohem Berge 4'24''

Music by Marcel Daemgen

(Cello: Frank Cox; Korg MS10-Synthesizer and electronics: Marcel Daemgen; Vocals: Alexandra Maxeiner)

Text and melody familiar in Germany since 1544

Compiled from various versions

 

14

Drei Gäns im Haberstroh 1'52''

Music by Christoph Korn

(Guitar and electronics: Christoph Korn; Vocals: Oliver Augst)

Text from Johann Fischart's novel "Gargantua" (1582)

Melody of unknown origin