Thursday, February 11, 2010

Carnival Time! Keep the Party Rolling With Songs for Mardi Gras & Faschings

Whatever you choose to call the carnival season - Mardi Gras, Faschings, Karneval - it's definitely upon us. Which means, whether your in New Orleans, Cologne, Rio, or anywhere, really, you have an excuse to let loose and have fun!

And, what better way to celebrate and enjoy the season than learning and playing carnival songs? Take a look below for some suggestions of songs to play to keep the good times rolling this carnival season! For more information about carnival music, as well as more song suggestions, take a look at our previous post on the subject.

Songs for Karneval & Mardi Gras

Viva Colonia - Hoehner
So a schöner Tag (Fliegerlied) - Donikkl (Die jungen Zillertaler)
Narhalla Marsch - Hubert Wolf Blasorchester
Bye Bye My Love - Bläck Föös
Das Schäferlied - Schäfer Heinrich
Reiß die Hütte ab - Mickie Kraus
When the Saints Go Marching In - Louis Armstrong
Iko Iko - Captain Jack
Es war im Zillertal – Jupp Schmitz
Polonaise Blankenese - Gottlieb Wendehals
Die Hände zum Himmel – Kolibris
Samba De Janeiro - Bellini
Rhein-Medley (Walzer-Potpourri)
A Banda (Zwei Apfelsinen im Haar) - Herb Alpert

Click here for more Karneval and Mardi Gras music!


Styles for Karenval / Faschings

Petry Party Beat
Walzer Polka
Kastelruther Alpenschlager
Alpenrock Shuffle
Aprés Ski Polka
Schunkelwalzer
Basic March
Basic Waltz

- Doug