Der Hohenfriedberger Marsch


The song "Der Hohenfriedberger Marsch" is a military march composed by Frederick the Great, also known as Frederico II. The original key of the piece is B-flat major. The march was created in the year 1745 to commemorate the victory of Prussia in the Battle of Hohenfriedberg during the War of the Austrian Succession. Over the years, it has been performed by various military and civilian bands, becoming a popular piece in Germany. The melody is upbeat and energetic, featuring a distinct marching rhythm. Notable trivia about the song includes its use in the background score of the 1962 German film "Der Hohenfriedberger" and its association with Prussian military history.