Wintertime in Switzerland - Swiss Folk Music

In Switzerland, each season of the year has its own picturesque traditions and customs.

This content was published on December 2, 2011 - 19:19

Although many of these old beautiful practises are slowly fading into the past. Others have still survived and are still part of the daily life of Swiss people.

Musical content:

1. Schoolchildren from Langnau am Albis: Es schneielet (traditional children's song)

2. The Lüönd Country Band, Brunnen: Ski-Jodel
(H. Roelli)
Kaspar Gander, yodel

3. Maibaum Ensemble, Zurich: Es stoht ein Lind im Himmelrych
(Trad., arr. A. Stern)

4. Corale di Minusio: Noi siamo i tre re

5. Sebastiani Singers at Rheinfelden: Sebastiani Singen

6. School Choir of Scuol in the Engadine Valley: L' Hom Strom es ün bel hom

7. Chapella Alpina, Chur: Schlitteda a San Murezzan
(N. Barblan)

8. Silvesterkläuse at Urnäsch, Canton Appenzell

9. Alder Band, Appenzell: Min Vatter isch en Appezöller

Production information:

Musica Helvetica MH 15. Swiss Folk Music. Wintertime in Switzerland. Produced 1973 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.

Wintertime in Switzerland - Swiss Folk Music

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