Sheet Music: Ergo bibamus

TitleErgo bibamus
ComposerMax Eberwein (1775–1831)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeB4–D6
Time signature4/4
Tempo120 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2012-09-17
Last updated2012-09-17
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Categories
Drinking songs, Traditional/Folk

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Monday 17 September 2012

Tune of the Day: Ergo bibamus

German student song

This famous student song was written in 1810 by German national poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and set to music by composer Max Eberwein three years later. To this day, “Ergo bibamus” is still one of the most popular traditional German student songs.

We're gathered together to sing and rejoice,
My Brothers! Let us drink!