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Carl Orff

Carl Orff songsMost popular Carl Orff songs (see all 34 songs)
1O Fortuna lyrics116
2Veris Leta Facies lyrics4,491
3In Taberna Quando Sumus lyrics5,924
4Catulli Carmina- "Praelusio:Eis Aiona!" lyrics6,680
5Omnia Sol Temperat lyrics9,700
6Trionfo di Afrodite- za t'elexaman onar Kyprogenea lyrics
7Ego Sum Abbas lyrics
8Dies, Nox Et Omnia lyrics
9Si Puer Cum Puellula lyrics
10Trionfo di Afrodite- "Clausura Pandite Ianuae" lyrics

Carl Orff albumsMost popular Carl Orff albums (see all 3 albums)
1Carmina Burana [1937]766
2Trionfo di Afrodite [1953]
3Catulli Carmina [1943]


Biography
German composer (1895-1982, Germany)
most famous for " Carmina Burana " (1937).
For further information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Orff
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11 Comments
0 likes - like | 09-06-2009 04:53 CinnamonBrandy 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

Just want to say... 'strong man'. Not 'string man'.

Please, guys, it's so easy to take down a string man! Like that would be a challenge.

Helen
0 likes - like | 10-05-2008 19:11 Wasen 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

A real masterpierce. I have only one word for the song and it is that the song is powerfull!
0 likes - like | 12-07-2006 18:06 02triple_h 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

omg!! ooh Deeeear GoOoOoD ! im addicted to this masterpiece as hell!!! n the cool thing is that i use to hear it when i was a lil boy... but the cool thing is that my friend played it once on his mob. im like ....from where u get it? gimme da name quick!!! hehe... cuz ive been headin to the music centers n im like...singin the song to 'em..damn that is so embarrassing ... hehe... but at the end... its totaly a MASTERPIECE!!! LOVE IT
0 likes - like | 13-02-2006 11:48 dna_factory 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

th song is written il latin, the language of the antic roma
0 likes - like | 15-07-2005 03:08 LadyMacbeth001 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

I love this song! It's a classical masterpiece. Can anyone tell me what language it's written in?
0 likes - like | 02-01-2005 07:47 Evil_Penguin 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

You know what, it's funny. I had just recently found that Carl Orff hadnt been the actual CREATOR of these lyrics. Mr. Orff actually had a remake of a manuscript of songs from Gothic Europe around the 13th century, the "Carmina Burana". 'O Fortuna', the song we all know and instantly recognize, was created from this.

I know most of you dont really care, but im just tossing this out there...
0 likes - like | 02-01-2005 07:37 Evil_Penguin 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

The first poster says that Orff was a hardcore Nazi... that's interesting, since what i've learned was that he was actually quite indifferent in regards to the Nazis, and once actually said that he was part of the White Rose resistance group. Oh well...

It's an excellent musical piece, obviously one of the classics.
0 likes - like | 16-11-2004 02:21 Lara_Croft_03 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

Have you heard "Gravity of Love" by Enigma? It has O Fortuna in the chorus, and it's REALLy powerful. The song is absolutely gorgeous, I suggest you listen to it :-D
0 likes - like | 16-11-2004 02:11 Hags1684 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

This is what this song means in english,
O Fortuna O Fortune,
velut luna like the moon
statu variabilis, you are changeable,
semper crescis ever waxing
aut decrescis; and waning;
vita detestabilis hateful life
nunc obdurat first oppresses
et tunc curat and then soothes
ludo mentis aciem, as fancy takes it;
egestatem, poverty
potestatem and power
dissolvit ut glaciem. it melts them like ice.

Sors immanis Fate - monstrous
et inanis, and empty,
rota tu volubilis, you whirling wheel,
status malus, you are malevolent,
vana salus well-being is vain
semper dissolubilis, and always fades to nothing,
obumbrata shadowed
et velata and veiled
michi quoque niteris; you plague me too;
nunc per ludum now through the game
dorsum nudum I bring my bare back
fero tui sceleris. to your villainy.

Sors salutis Fate is against me
et virtutis in health
michi nunc contraria, and virtue,
est affectus driven on
et defectus and weighted down,
semper in angaria. always enslaved.
Hac in hora So at this hour
sine mora without delay
corde pulsum tangite; pluck the vibrating strings;
quod per sortem since Fate
sternit fortem, strikes down the string man,
mecum omnes plangite! everyone weep with me!

0 likes - like | 13-10-2004 22:16 bleedingpegasus 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

anybody can tell what this song means?
0 likes - like | 04-09-2004 06:51 tram1515 
 
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@ song: Carl Orff - O Fortuna

after listening to the song, its no surprise that he was a hardcore nazi. maybe hes angry about losing the war.