Favourite National Anthem




View Poll Results :Which Country has the best National Anthem?
USA (Star spangled banner) 21 45.65%
Canada (O Canada) 3 6.52%
Great Britain (God Save the Queen) 6 13.04%
Italy (Inno di Mameli) 1 2.17%
Australia (Advance Australia Fair) 3 6.52%
France (Les Marseilles) 1 2.17%
Germany (Deutschland Uber Alles) 6 13.04%
Other (Please State) 5 10.87%
Voters: 46. You may not vote on this poll

 
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Boots
 
July 6th, 2004  
England Expects (RAF Cdt)
 
 

Topic: Favourite National Anthem


When watching sporting events, you may come across an anthem which really feels inspirational. Ignoring your patriotic stance of your own country, which anthem from the list (or if not from the list) is your favourite. By all means vote for your own if you think it is better then the others but try and ignore your nationalism in favour of good music.

I found a site with all the National Anthems on it so if you're not sure check it out.

http://www.mayasite.net/MIDI/Atlas/worldlst.html
July 6th, 2004  
GUNNER
 
Well of course i'm going to say Canada has the best anthem because hey "I AM CANADIAN"!!!!!


GUNNER
July 6th, 2004  
Mark Conley
 
 
Oh I like my countrys anthem (USA)...but the german one sounds much much more inspiring...
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Boots
July 6th, 2004  
England Expects (RAF Cdt)
 
 
For me, there were four possible choices, USA, Germany, Australia and Italy. I then managed to wittle it down to USA and Italy. Both America's and Italy's anthems are inspiring and decent pieces of music but I thought that the Star Spangled Banner was more sustained than its Italien counterpart.
July 6th, 2004  
AlexKall
 
Either the Canadian or the Germen one!
July 6th, 2004  
C/2nd Lt Robot
 
 
Either America's or Cuba's you know Row Row Row your boat Cuban refugees, if you paddle fast enough you'll make it to the Keys.
July 6th, 2004  
FutureRANGER
 
 
You know what sounds inspiring?

Soy'ooz neroosh'imi resp'ooblik svob'odnikh...

In English it sounds just as inspiring.

Quote:
Unbreakable Union of freeborn Republics,
Great Russia has welded forever to stand.
Created in struggle by will of the people,
United and mighty, our Soviet land!

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

Through tempests the sunrays of freedom have
cheered us,
Along the new path where great Lenin did lead.
To a righteous cause he raised up the peoples,
Inspired them to labor and valorous deed.
[Or, the old way:
Be true to the people, thus Stalin has reared us,
Inspire us to labor and valorous deed!]

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

In the vict'ry of Communism's deathless ideal,
We see the future of our dear land.
And to her fluttering scarlet banner,
Selflessly true we always shall stand!
The irony is so thick you couldn't cut it with a knife, but you gotta admit it does sound good.
July 6th, 2004  
Uncle_Sam
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by FutureRANGER
You know what sounds inspiring?

Soy'ooz neroosh'imi resp'ooblik svob'odnikh...

In English it sounds just as inspiring.

Quote:
Unbreakable Union of freeborn Republics,
Great Russia has welded forever to stand.
Created in struggle by will of the people,
United and mighty, our Soviet land!

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

Through tempests the sunrays of freedom have
cheered us,
Along the new path where great Lenin did lead.
To a righteous cause he raised up the peoples,
Inspired them to labor and valorous deed.
[Or, the old way:
Be true to the people, thus Stalin has reared us,
Inspire us to labor and valorous deed!]

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

In the vict'ry of Communism's deathless ideal,
We see the future of our dear land.
And to her fluttering scarlet banner,
Selflessly true we always shall stand!
The irony is so thick you couldn't cut it with a knife, but you gotta admit it does sound good.


Star Spangled Banner! Of course!
O say can You see.....
July 7th, 2004  
Darkmb101
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Uncle_Sam
Quote:
Originally Posted by FutureRANGER
The irony is so thick you couldn't cut it with a knife, but you gotta admit it does sound good.


Star Spangled Banner! Of course!
O say can You see.....
here here, couldnt have said it better myself
July 7th, 2004  
Italian Guy
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by England Expects (RAF Cdt)
For me, there were four possible choices, USA, Germany, Australia and Italy. I then managed to wittle it down to USA and Italy. Both America's and Italy's anthems are inspiring and decent pieces of music but I thought that the Star Spangled Banner was more sustained than its Italien counterpart.
Doh ! Nulli secundus you're right about if you paddle fast enough you'll make it to the Keys 8)
Cuba's anthem sounds so ironic -