Friedrich Krell - Die Gedanken sind frei


Friedrich Krell
Song Name: Die Gedanken sind frei
By: Friedrich Krell
Country: Germany
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Not available
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Genre: German folk music , traditional music of Germany , music of Germany , choir
Date Added: 01 Dec 2016
Martha J. Fernández
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Die Gedanken sind frei by Friedrich Krell is part of folk music tradition in/by Germany. Folk Music of Germany is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Die Gedanken sind frei (or folk music of Germany), other than checking Germany you can also check music of Austria and Switzerland. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

"Die Gedanken sind frei" means "the thoughts are free", the first texts on the leaflets is from 1780, the music was made in 1810-20, the lyrics changed sometimes slightly. The original lyricist and the composer are unknown, though the most popular version was rendered by Hoffmann von Fallersleben in 1842. The song got a highly political meaning in Germany throughout a long time as it expressed a longing for freedom and independence. Today it is still a protest song.

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