Articles about National Anthems

¿Una nueva y gloriosa nación? Retórica y subjetividad en la Marcha patriótica rioplatense de 1813
Latin American Music Review (2015) Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 1-39

Parera and López's 1813 Patriotic March (present-day Argentine national anthem) did not represent a yet-to-be-produced nationality but constructed it. The March passed along Enlightenment ideals cherished by certain 1810 revolutionaries while also establishing value distinctions between Patriots and Royalists, and ...

"Let your Lifetime Last Forever and Ever...": From the History of the Creation of the National Anthem of Japan
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2015) , No. 2, pp. 60-66

The article presents a brief exposition of the history of creation of the Japanese National Anthem "Kimigayo." It provides the historical context of the period of its creation, namely, the first years of the Meiji period (1868-1912). This time is ...

Bill Schreiner Wills Falcons to Victories
Harmonizer (2015) Vol. 75, No. 6, pp. 5


Once Upon a Time in China: The Wong Fei-hung Theme Song as a Transnational Anthem
Ethnomusicology Review (2014) Vol. 19, pp. 1

Master Wong Fei-hung (1847-1924) was a southern Chinese martial arts hero who, starting in the mid-twentieth century, became associated with a folk song called "On the General's Orders". Over one hundred Hong Kong movies and television serials forged the connection ...