Les origines d’une pièce de théâtre danoise et de l’hymne royal

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. In November 1828 Princess Vilhelmine Marie, the daughter of King Frederik VI, was to marry Prince Frederik Carl Christian (later King Frederik VII). At that time, it was quite common to celebrate royal events such as a weddings with a special performance at the Royal Danish Theatre. […]

janvier 11th, 2017|Actualités, Catégories sonores|0 Comments

”Maamme” (Notre pays), petite histoire de l’hymne national finnois

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. ”Maamme” (Our country), the national anthem of Finland, must be one of the most international of all national anthems. The music was composed by a German immigrant, the lyrics were originally written in Swedish, and the same melody, with different lyrics, also serves as the national anthem of Estonia. […]

décembre 6th, 2015|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments

Petite histoire de l’hymne national letton

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. For the very first Latvian Song Festival in 1873 Latvian composer Kārlis Baumanis (1835-1905) composed for male choir a song-prayer “Dievs, svētī Latviju!” (God, bless Latvia!). His composition later became the anthem of the Republic of Latvia. It was written at a time when Latvia did not exist as a sovereign state […]

novembre 18th, 2015|Actualités|0 Comments

Brève histoire de l’hymne national polonais

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. The Polish national anthem is called Dąbrowski’s Mazurka or Song of the Polish Legions in Italy’ and although the author of the lyrics, a poet and activist Józef Wybicki, is perfectly known, its composer still remains unknown. The piece has many titles, nevertheless it has stayed more or less [...]

novembre 13th, 2015|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments

L’histoire mouvementée de l’hymne national autrichien

Cet article est disponible en anglais et en allemand (ci-dessous). The Austrian national holiday is on the 26th of October. On this day in 1955 Austria signed the Declaration of Neutrality. The history of Austria’s national anthem is a rather long and eventful one and starts back in the 18th century. […]

« The Marcha Real », petite histoire de l’hymne national espagnol

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais et en espagnol ci-dessous. The National anthem of Spain is one of the oldest in the world. The Marcha Real is its traditional denomination, although it is also known as the Marcha de Granaderos or the Marcha Granadera. It has been the anthem of Spain since 18th century, with the exception, because of its identification with the Bourbon monarchy, of the Liberal Revolution of 1820-1823, the First Republic (1873-1874) and the Second Republic (1931-1939). […]

octobre 12th, 2015|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments