German Marching Songs?

Discussion in 'Germany' started by Shultze, Jan 20, 2006.

  1. Mostonian

    Mostonian Member

    I've sent you the Panzerlied. It's the only one I have.
     
  2. laufer

    laufer Senior Member

    This is not what you're asking, but I've always found as perfect musical ilustration march in first movement of Shostakovich's 7th Symphony, where a banal tune is repeated, Bolero-style, a dozen times in crescendo. Supposedly representing the invading Germans and inanely 'whistled' in turn by everything from a solo flute to the whole of a very large orchestra from. Do you know it?
     
  3. Gerard

    Gerard Seelow/Prora

    HO, I'm not sure about that particular tune but I can tell you that the Preussens Gloria was played at the end of the episode on the Fall of France. It was the tune played during the German Victory Celebrations which was the same route as taken by the Victorious French for the WWI victory parade. Talk about rubbing their faces in it!

    Is the song you were looking for HO "March to the East"?
     
  4. Herroberst

    Herroberst Senior Member

    I am not familiar with March to the East. Do you have any links? Is it in german titled Drang Nach Osten?
     
  5. Herroberst

    Herroberst Senior Member

    I used to play drums, so I am interested in Marching music especially the songs from World At War series. I am not familiar with the piece you are describing.
     
  6. laufer

    laufer Senior Member

    Unfortunately, I’m unable to find this „invasion theme” mp3 on the web.
    :icon_crash:
     
  7. Herroberst

    Herroberst Senior Member

    Was that the song they played on the intro to Is Paris Burning?
     
  8. laufer

    laufer Senior Member

    I don't think so. Soundtrack to "Is Paris Burning" was composed by Maurice Jarre. Never mind.
     
  9. Herroberst

    Herroberst Senior Member

    So what was this tune used in(Movie) or were you being funny?
     
  10. Herroberst

    Herroberst Senior Member

    Ha, I have finally after more than two years found the title, thanks to Helmut von Moltke from Feldgrau Forum.

    Drum roll please...


    Wenn die Soldaten, Durch die Stadt marschieren

    It is the opening song for Barbarossa in the series World At War.

    1. Wenn die Soldaten
    Durch die Stadt marschieren,
    Öffnen die Mädchen
    Die Fenster und die Türen.
    Ei warum? Ei darum!
    Ei warum? Ei darum!
    Ei bloß wegen dem
    Schingderassa,
    Bumderassasa!
    Ei bloß wegen dem
    Schingderassa,
    Bumderassasa!

    2. Zweifarben Tücher,
    Schnauzbart und Sterne
    Herzen und küssen
    Die Mädchen so gerne.
    Ei warum? . . .

    3. Eine Flasche Rotwein
    Und ein Stückchen Braten
    Schenken die Mädchen
    Ihren Soldaten.
    Ei warum? . . .

    4. Wenn im Felde blitzen
    Bomben und Granaten,
    Weinen die Mädchen
    Um ihre Soldaten.
    Ei warum? . . .

    5. Kommen die Soldaten
    Wieder in die Heimat,
    Sind ihre Mädchen
    Alle schon verheirat'.
    Ei warum?

    Unfortunately the only copy I've found sung by Marlene Dietrich.
     
  11. BulgarianSoldier

    BulgarianSoldier Senior Member

    I prefer Soviet Martch the best is Saint War or on Russian Sveshtenaq Voina
     
  12. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    HO. Congratulations on finally finding this sodding song. It's been bugging me too ever since i first read your request for it.... And what do you mean 'Unfortunately'?? Nothing wrong with Marlene Dietrich.;)
     
  13. Herroberst

    Herroberst Senior Member

    No offense to Marlene but if you view the Barbarossa DVD of World AT War and listen to the lied you will understand the difference. I think the recording was made by a group of German Veterans after the war. Maybe in the 50s or early 60s, a high quality recording. They sung Erika, Wenn wir Marschieren, Wenn die Soldaten, Durch die Stadt Marschieren, Panzer Lied( The one used for Battle of the Bulge) and others. Great cleaning music, dishes, workshop, firearms. Well, it just was good to find the title.
     
  14. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    I had 'Panzerlied' as my ringtone on my mobile before I joined the Police...I changed it after everyone used to look at me as though I was a member of the BNP when my phone rang!

    ...... Incidently I changed it to 'Bad Boys' which seemed to go down much better at the time.

    Wondering what I should have now???? :unsure:
     
  15. James S

    James S Very Senior Member

    Theme tune from "The Battle of Britain". :)
     
  16. Smudger Jnr

    Smudger Jnr Our Man in Berlin

    Theme from "Holby City" would be appropriate in your new profession:D

    Regards
    Tom
     
  17. Capt Bill

    Capt Bill wanderin off at a tangent

    I'll send you a few
     
  18. Jan7

    Jan7 Senior Member

    An huge resource of music: Neuschwabenland-Archiv/Tontraeger/Musik/Bis-1945/





    Jan.
     
  19. Gabriel

    Gabriel Junior Member

    I heard many marching songs during my youth in occupied southwest France.
    The one I remember the most of it's "Erika". The german soldiers from the camp near our house, allways sang that song on their way to the beach of Erromardie.
     
  20. Ron Goldstein

    Ron Goldstein WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran Patron

    German marching songs ?

    I am not normally accustomed to making coarse comments but I hope I will be forgiven if I just say "a lot of bloody good it did them in the long run !"

    Ron
     

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