- a folk song.
Origin of volkslied
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Examples from the Web for volkslied
Presently Magdalena was asked to play the Volkslied, or national anthem.Our Little Boer Cousin
Luna May Innes
With shouts of joy, and singing the "Volkslied," they rode out to occupy the nek.Through Shot and Flame
J. D. Kestell.
What the Volkslied gains in universality it loses in individuality of character.Wine, Women, and Song
The German church music of the time, from which developed the chorale, was founded on the volkslied.How Music Developed
W. J. Henderson
She felt excited by the grandeur of the situation, and, in the pauses of the wind, sang low some wild German Volkslied.Bluebell
Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
- a type of popular German folk song
literally: folk song