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Swiss Folk Music - Historic Folk Songs (MH 56/1976)

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This edition is Hans Peter Treichler's turn.

This content was published on March 28, 2008 - 15:17

In this programme folk singer and balladeer Hans Peter Treichler introduces some of Switzerland's most famous historic songs, a number of which have even become part of the European folk song heritage.

Musical content

1. Hans Peter Treichler: Stets in Trure mues i läbe - Always In Sorrow Must I Live
(Trad., arr. H.P. Treichler)
Hans Peter Treichler, vocal and guitar; Fernando Vincencio, flute
2. Hans Peter Treichler: Acht Berner Schnider - Eight Bernese Tailors
(Trad., arr. H.P. Treichler)
Hans Peter Treichler, vocal and guitar; Werner Pfister, flute
3. Hans Peter Treichler: Potz Marter, Kyeri, Velte
(Trad., arr. H.P. Treichler)
Hans Peter Treichler, vocal and guitar
4. Hans Peter Treichler: Tannhuser
(Trad., arr. H.P. Treichler)
Hans Peter Treichler, vocal and guitar
5. Hans Peter Treichler: 's Schötzerschmied-Anneli - Daughter Of The Blacksmith Of Schötz
(Trad., arr. H.P. Treichler)
Hans Peter Treichler, vocal and guitar
6. Hans Peter Treichler: Wie mache's dänn die Zimmerlüt - Pray Tell Me What The Carpenters Do
(Trad., arr. H.P. Treichler)
Hans Peter Treichler, vocal and guitar

Production information

Musica Helvetica MH 56. Swiss Folk Music. Historic Folk Songs. Produced 1976 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.

Background information

Switzerland is a small alpine nation shaped and influenced by great cultural cross-currents that have swept through Europe over centuries. Out of elements of diversity, the people of this country have forged a distinctly Swiss identity. And music is one of its most eloquent expressions. "Musica Helvetica" explores different facets of music in Switzerland from its earliest beginnings to the latest works of modern Swiss composers, from folk music to rock and jazz. This historical series span the years 1973 to 1998. These recordings are not available.

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