WAS DES NACHTS OM TWALEF UREN, 't

Latest update on 26/12/2009

Artist: Martina de Been-van Groesen
Author: traditional
Label: Music & Words
Year: 1967

About children complaining over their stepmother at the grave of their natural mother. Collected on the Onder De Groene Linde box set, first cd : Het Duivelspaard (songs about magical events).

Covers:

1979:

Groep 1544 [as Tjanne; 1544 was the year of the oldest song collection of the Low Lands surviving, published in Antwerp]

1980:

Wannes Van de Velde [idem; version based on an imprint by workshop Malegijs in Kemmel]

1993:

Wannes Van de Velde & Paul Rans [version where the children are sent out by their stepmother to go begging]

1993:

Iep [instrumental]

1995:

Olla Vogala [as Tjanne]

2001:

Dirk Van Esbroeck [idem]

2002:

Laïs [idem on cd Mogen Wij Vreemd Gaan? (Eufoda) and in '04 on A La Capella]

Ach, Tjanne, zeyde hij, Tjanne (or Wel, Barbel, zei hij, Barbel) was collected by both Florimond Van Duysse (Het Oude Nederlandsche Lied, along with Mijn Here Van Mallegem), and Edmond de Coussemaker (Chants Populaires des Flamends de France - 1856).

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