Wien, Wien, nur du allein Sollst stets die Stadt meiner Träume sein ! Vienna, Vienna, you alone Should always be the city of my dreams!
I recall my grandmother singing this song when I was little. It was such a lovely melody and she sang I so wistfully, I though that Vienna must be a very magical and beautiful place to inspire such a melody. Farmor grew up in Schleswig, a piece of land that went back and forth between Germany and Denmark. When she was born it was German so she always had a soft spot for German music.
Personally, I never dreamed that I’d ever make it there – yet here I am. Continue Reading →
3 June 2018
by Sharole Comments Off on Rygost, A Fynske Delight
This Danish national anthem, There is a Lovely Country, describes a beautiful country, surrounded by sea, with tall beech trees reaching towards a clear, clear blue sky, land of Vikings. Continue Reading →