Rolf Langebartels
Internetproject Soundbag

update from October 22nd, 2017
rabimmel, rabammel, rabum!

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Lantern Song
The lantern song "I'm going with my lantern" originates in 19th century in Germany. It is performed in autumn during processions in honour of the catholic saint Martin of Tours. In protestant influenced regions the Martin processions relate to the namesday of the reformer Martin Luther.
Text of the song and notes of the melody on Archive of Songs.
On the website of UK-German Connection Website - the-voyage - you find some recordings of school children singing the latern song in German.
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