Gruß an Obersalzberg

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Gruß an Obersalzberg

Post by GregSingh » 15 Nov 2020 04:13

[Split from Großdeutschland-Fanfare zum 10. April 1938]
Ivan Ž. wrote:
30 Oct 2020 00:45
An ultra-rare (and complete) radio recording of Paul Winter's "Großdeutschland-Fanfare zum 10. April 1938" can be heard here (skip to 14:30).
Nice find, Ivan!
Were you able to identify the first march of Hitler's birthday concert, just before Radetzky March, at 44:03 ?
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

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Re: Gruß an Obersalzberg

Post by Ivan Ž. » 15 Nov 2020 12:19

Hello, Greg

It is the most famous Georg Freundorfer's Hitler-related piece, entitled "Gruß an Obersalzberg" (composed in 1935; reminder: Obersalzberg was kind of a Nazi "Beverly Hills"). The march remains popular to this day, only now it's better known under a "denazified" title: "Gruß an Oberbayern".





Freundorfer also composed two marches inspired by Hitler touring the places of his youth after the Anschluss (1938): "Einzug in Braunau" and "Von Linz bis Wien" (lyrics by Josef Hochmuth and Hans Werner).

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Ivan

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Re: Gruß an Obersalzberg

Post by GregSingh » 16 Nov 2020 01:16

Excellent, thank you !
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