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1 Memory Boxes Bavarian and Tyrolean Music Memory Boxes – Volkshochschule Olching e.V. Hélène Sajons 103/05/2015

2 Relation between Bavarian and Tyroleon music Similarity of both regions: Alps, mountain villages, common cultural and historical background Tradition of playing music or/and singing in the family 03/05/2015 Memory Boxes – Volkshochschule Olching e.V. Hélène Sajons 2

3 1. Instrumental Music 03/05/2015 Memory Boxes – Volkshochschule Olching e.V. Hélène Sajons 3 Some instruments are usually used for playing music in families and music groups: a.Zither b.Dulcimer : a kind of zither but played with small hammers c.Guitar d.Harp e.Accordeon f.Fiddle Then also: Brass instruments (trumpet, tuba, trombone, …) Saxophone Cello Pipe

4 2. Yodeling and Part Singing 03/05/2015 Memory Boxes – Volkshochschule Olching e.V. Hélène Sajons 4 Kobenzer Streich - s' Gamserl Hoamatland Zwoagsang "d`Woidkrankheit" Rottacher Sänger - 's Dirndln is wunderschee Yodeling is a form of singing which involves repeated changes of pitch during a single note. Alpine yodeling was a longtime rural tradition in Europe, and became popular in the 1830s as an entertainment in theaters and music halls. Source: Yodeling is often played alternately with instrumental music.

5 Schuhplattler and Bavarian Dances 03/05/2015 Memory Boxes – Volkshochschule Olching e.V. Hélène Sajons 5 „Schuhplattler“ is a dance. It is danced by men wearing leather trousers and sometimes with women turning around. Men have to clap in their hands, on their thighs and their feet in fixed sequences. Maxglauer Marsch performed by the Chiemgaualpenverband BR-Alpha: Junge Riederinger Others traditional dances are the polka and the walz. Bavarian polka performed by the German American Society BR: Music Band: Die Citoller Tanzgeiger – Title: Gebirgskinder Walzer

6 03/05/2015 Memory Boxes – Volkshochschule Olching e.V. Hélène Sajons 6 Are traditional music and dances still „in“? All-over Lower Bavaria local costume groups try to keep traditional dances alive. In cities they encounter more difficulties than in villages due to the fact that lot of inhabitants are not originally from Bavaria and that young people usually prefer other kind of music and dance. Music groups experienced the same situation but the traditions are still well alive and continue to be passed to the younger generation. Thank you for your attention! This project is/was funded with support from the European Commission. The content reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.


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