Music of Germany
In the field of music, Germany claims some of the most renowned composers, producers and performers of the world. Germany is the largest music market in Europe, and third largest in the world.German C...
Music of Germany - Wikipedia
Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
Music video by Falco performing Rock Me Amadeus. (C) 2003 GIG Records, Markus Spiegel Ges.m.b.H.,Vienna, Austria
Classical music era
Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven's Ode to Joy. This is the final part of the piece, which contains the incredible Prestissimo ...
Romantic music
Some of the greatest classical composers of the Romantic era.
Romantic music - A German folk tune
There's no Ian Bostridge's video on youtube, so I uploded his video clip. He has a extremely pure voice, I think. His German diction is also good. Piano - Ju...
Minnesinger
Minnesang was the tradition of lyric and song writing in Germany which flourished in the 12th century and continued into the 14th century. People who wrote and performed Minnesang are known as Minnesi...
Minnesinger - Wikipedia
Meistersinger
A Meistersinger (German for "master singer") was a member of a German guild for lyric poetry, composition and unaccompanied art song of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The Meistersingers were draw...
Chorale
A chorale is a melody to which a hymn is sung by a congregation in a German Protestant Church service. The typical four-part setting of a chorale, in which the sopranos (and the congregation) sing the...
Chorale - Wikipedia
German opera
Opera in German is the opera of the German-speaking countries. These include Germany, Austria, and the German states that preceded those countries.German-language opera appeared remarkably quickly aft...
German opera - Wikipedia
Classical music era
The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about 1750 and 1820. However, the term classical music is used in a colloquial sense as a synonym for Western...
Classical music era - Wikipedia
Romantic music
Romantic music is a term denoting an era of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century. It was related to Romanticism, the European artistic and literary movement that a...
Lied
Lied ([liːt]; plural Lieder [ˈliːdɐ]) (German, "song"), originally denoted in classical music the setting of Romantic German poems to music, especially during the late eighteenth and nineteenth cent...
Oom-pah
Oom-pah, Oompah or Umpapa is the rhythmical sound of a deep brass instrument in a band, a form of background ostinato.The oom-pah sound is usually made by the tuba alternating between the root (tonic)...
Music of Denmark
Denmark's most famous classical composer is Carl Nielsen, especially remembered for his six symphonies while the Royal Danish Ballet specializes in the work of Danish choreographer Andrew Armstrong. D...
Music of Denmark - Wikipedia
Cabaret
Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation or drama. It is mainly distinguished by the performance venue, such as in a restaurant, pub or nightclub with a stage for pe...
Cabaret - Wikipedia
Swing Movement in Nazi Germany
The Swing Kids (also known as Swing Youth, German: Swingjugend) were a group of jazz and swing lovers in Germany in the 1930s, mainly in Hamburg and Berlin. They were composed of 14 to 18-year-old boy...
Swing Movement in Nazi Germany - Wikipedia
Schlager
Schlager music (German: Schlager, synonym of "hit-songs" or "hits"), also known in the United States as entertainer music or German hit mix, is a style of popular or electronic music prevalent in ...
Schlager - Wikipedia
Volkstümliche Musik
Volkstümliche Musik (German for "folksy/traditional/popular music") is a modern popular derivation of the traditional Volksmusik genre of German-speaking countries in general and their Alpine regions ...
Volkstümliche Musik - Wikipedia
German rock
Although German rock music (Deutschrock) didn't come into its own until the late 1960s, it spawned many bands spanning genres such as krautrock, new wave, heavy metal, punk, and industrial.Rock and ro...
Neue Deutsche Welle
Neue Deutsche Welle (NDW, [ˈnɔʏə ˈdɔʏʧə ˈvɛlə]; "New German Wave") is a genre of German music originally derived from punk rock and new wave music. The term "Neue Deutsche Welle" was first used in a r...
Neue Deutsche Welle - Wikipedia
Hamburger Schule
The Hamburger Schule (German for 'Hamburg School') is a musical current in Germany during the 1980s and early 1990s. With some active bands and artists it is still present. It is encompassing elements...
German hip hop
German hip hop refers to hip-hop music produced in Germany. Elements of American hip-hop culture, such as graffiti art and breakdancing, diffused into Western Europe in the early 1980s.
Early unde...