Miscellaneous Kansas German Dialect Recordings

Schoenchen Volga German (West Middle German)-recorded 2/17/1991
-- You can't take it with you.       [English Translation]

link to play Schoenchen_KS_021791MP3.mp3

Buhler Low German-recorded 1999
--The days of the week.

link to play buhler1.mp3l

Ulysses Low German -recorded 2/17/2001
Grosser Gott wir loben dich (einstimmig).
--One verse of a Mennonite hymn, recorded in a Hesston, Kansas nursing home.

link to play Grosser_Gott_wir_loben_dich_021701.mp3

Herzog Volga German (West Middle German) -recorded 2/6/1999
--"Madam" -- A German folk song from the Volga sung by a 99-year-old man.

link to play Madam_Ellis_KS_020699.mp3

Yiddish (Middle German Dialect) -recorded 7/9/03
--The Biggest Liar in the World.

link to play yiddishjoke.mp3

 

Other Recordings of Interest Made in Kansas from Speakers Outside Kansas

RU01  - Wenker Sentences: Speaker from Kazakhstan, parents from Schoenchen, Russia.

Last Updated April 11, 2012