Liedertafel


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Liedertafel

 

a men’s amateur choral society; Liedertafeln were popular in Germany in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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At one such concert on 22 June 1893, visitors heard the "Einzugsmarsch" from Tannhauser at a "garden evening" hosted by the Innsbrucker Liedertafel at a place called the "Ausstellungsrestauration" in Innsbruck.
Before the First World War, local newspapers carried congratulatory reports of German gatherings, be they to establish liedertafel (singing groups), form bands or commemorate national occasions.
In the German musical community the most important was the Liedertafel society (which had the same name as its model in Germany), from which the Czech society Beseda brnenska--the Brno Arts Association, which was later to have a crucial impact on Czech musical culture in Brno, split off in 1864.