Oct 2, 2023 · Carmina Burana, (Latin: “Songs of B[enediktb]euern”) cantata for orchestra, chorus, and vocal soloists by the German composer Carl Orff that premiered in 1937 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Orff drew his text from a 13th-century manuscript containing songs and plays written in Latin and medieval
Jul 17, 2018 · Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is probably the most frequently performed choral work of the 21st century, made popular by the memorable surfing advert for Old Spice aftershave. But have you ever wondered where its familiar title comes from?
 Benediktbeuern manuscript "O Fortuna" is a medieval Latin Goliardic poem written in the 13th century of uncertain authorship.  It is a complaint against the goddess of fortune, contained in the collection known as the Carmina Burana Orff's setting
Carl Heinrich Maria Orff ( German: [ɔʁf]; 10 July 1895 – 29 March 1982 ) was a German composer and music educator,  who composed the cantata Carmina Burana (1937).  The concepts of his Schulwerk were influential for children's music education . Life Early life
Apr 17, 2013 · Carl Orff - O Fortuna ~ Carmina Burana. Beatriz. 149K subscribers. Subscribe. 795K. Share. 56M views 10 years ago. Carl Orff - O Fortuna ~ Carmina Burana Irudiak: Joseph Mallord William...
Nov 11, 2006 · Listen Carl Orff's 1937 composition Carmina Burana remains one of the most popular pieces of the classical music repertoire. Conductor Marin Alsop and Scott Simon discuss why so many artists...
Carmina Burana was successful from its first staging by the Frankfurt Opera in 1937, propelling Orff's career and becoming his best known work.  " O Fortuna" in particular has become one of the most recognizable compositions in popular culture.