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Adolf Wölfli - Gelesen und vertont (1978)
Wölfli: Recited and set to music
In 1978 were recorded a series of Adolf Wölfli's texts read by Fred Singeisen, psychiatrist and son of Walter Morgenthaler, as well as by Anton Bruhin, poet and artist. They read excerpts from “From the Cradle to the Grave”, from the “Geographic and Algebraic Books” and the “Funeral-March”.

Adolf Wölfli - Gelesen und vertont (Adolf Wölfli - Recited And Set To Music) (1978)

Selection of the texts:
Jürgen Glaesemer und Elka Spoerri

Interpreters:
Texts: Anton Bruhin (poems and songs), Fred Singeisen (prose)
Music: Trio Aarebögeler (Tinu Bauer, clarinet; Aschi Frei, Handorgel; Kjell Keller, violin)
Recordings: Anton Bruhin and Andreas Züst, Zurich; Bruno Spoerri, Studio für elektronische Musik, Zurich; Peter Bohren, Radio Studio Bern

Mp3s:
01) Song 1 transcribed
01_song_1_transcribed.mp3

02) 7. Kapitel. Die Strafe
(Chapter 7. The Punishment)
02__7._kapitel__die_strafe.mp3

03) Flaed'r-Muus
(The Bat)
03_flaedrmuus.mp3

04) Assiisengericht
(Court of Assizes)
04__assiisengericht.mp3

05) Anstaltsköchin
(The Prison's Cook)
05_anstaltkoechin.mp3

06) Der Fluch
(The malediction)
06__der_fluch.mp3

07) Song 2 transcribed
07_song_2_transcribed.mp3

08) Von Madrid nach Zürich
(From Madrid to Zurich)
08__von_madrid_nach_zuerich.mp3

09) Song 3 transcribed
09_song_3_transcribed.mp3

10) Kapitt'l Schluss
(End of Chapter)
10__kapittl_schluss.mp3

11) 11 Oh Bauern-Knecht!
(Oh Farmhand!)
11__oh_bauernknecht_.mp3

12) Schenkst du deinem Gott
(You Offer To Your God)
12__schenkst_du_deinem_gott.mp3

13) Das Kind der Geigerinn
(The Violonist's Child)
13__das_kind_der_geigerinn.mp3

14) Z'Underisch unda
(Down at the Bottom)
14__zunderisch_unda.mp3

15) Schisdraeckgaelbe
(Yellow Shit)
15__schisdraeckgaelbe.mp3

16) Ebjae!! I wot doch, nit a Frau!
(Well!! I don't ask for a women)
16__ebjae_i_wot_doch_nit_a_frau.mp3

17) Das Schimmern zweier Steerne
(The Shimmer of Two Stars)
17__das_schimmern_zweier_steerne.mp3

18) Song 4 transcribed
18__song_4_transcribed.mp3

19) Koenigreich Spanien
(Kingdom of Spain)
19___koenigreich_spanien.mp3

20) Allgebrah
(Algebra)
20___allgebrah.mp3

21) Allgebrah ist Musik und Gesang
(Algebra Is Music and Chant)
21__allgebrah_ist_musik_und_gesang.mp3

22) Allgebrah Du bist Wonne
(Algebra You Are Bliss)
22__allgebrah_du_bist_wonne.mp3

23) Song 5 transcribed
23_song_5_transcribed.mp3

24) Gott-Vatter-Donnerina-Fonttaine
(God-Father-Thunderina-Fontaine)
24__gottvatterdonnerinafonttaine.mp3

25) Song 6 transcribed
25_song_6_transcribed.mp3

26) Trauer-Marsch 592. Lied
(Funeral March Song 592)
26__trauermarsch_592._lied.mp3

27) Trauer-Marsch 599. Lied
(Funeral March Song 599)
27__trauermarsch_599._lied.mp3

28) Trauer-Marsch. Soh, Dah waehr...
Funeral March. So, Here Comes...
28__trauermarsch._soh_dah_waehr....mp3