NATIONAL ANTHEMS: 44 Of the World's Most Famous National Anthems

     
     
 HANS ERNST KROYER
1  Faedrelandssang (Fatherlands Song), "Der er et yndigt land" (There is a lovely land) (Denmark) 1:48
     
 FREDRIK PACIUS
2  "Mu isamaa, Mu onn ja roon" (My native land, my joy and delight, how fair and bright you are!) (Estonia) - Maaame (Homeland), "Oi maamme, Suomi, synnyinmaa! (O our native land! Let name ring forth!) (Finland) 1:43
     
 SVEINBJORN SVEINBJORNSSON
3  Lofsongur (Song of Praise), "O, Gud vors lands, o, land vors guo" (Our country's God) (Iceland) 1:55
     
 KARLIS BAUMANIS
4  Latvijas Valsts Himna (Latvian State Anthem), "Dievs, sveti Latviju" (Bless Latvia, O God, our verdant native earth) (Latvia) 2:00
     
 VINCAS KUDIRKA
5  Tautiska Giesme (National Song), "Lietuva, tevyne musu" (Lithuania, our homeland) (Lithuania) 1:52
     
 RIKARD NORDRAAK
6  Nasjonalsangen (National Song), "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" (Yes, we love this country) (Norway) 1:10
     
  TRADITIONAL
7  Sang Till Norden (Song of the North), "Du gamla, Du fria, Du fjallhoga nord" (Thou ancient, thou free, thou mountainous North) (Sweden) 1:10
     
 
8  Osterreichische Bundeshymne (Austrian Federal Hymn), "Land der Berge, Land am Strome" (Land of mountains, land on the stream) (Austria) 1:31
     
 FRANCOIS VAN CAMPENHOUT
9  La Brabanconne (The Song of Brabant) (Belgium) 1:02
     
 TSVETAN TSVETKOV RADOSLAVOV
10  Mila Rodino (Dear Homeland), "Gorda Stara planina" (Stately Stara planina) (Bulgaria) 1:16
     
 FRANTISEK JAN SKROUP
11  Ceska Statni Hymna (Czech State Hymn), "Kde domov muj!? Kde domov muj!?" (Where is my home? Where is my home?) (Czech Republic) 1:17
     
  CLAUDE-JOSEPH ROUGET DE LISLE
12  La Marseillaise (The March of Marseille), "Allons enfants de la Patrie" (Arise, children of the fatherland) (France) 1:03
     
 FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
13  Das Lied der Deutschen (The Song of the German), "Einigkeit und Recht und Freheit" (Unity and Justice and Freedom) (Germany) 1:25
     
 
14  God Save the Queen, God save our gracious Queen (Great Britain) 1:25
     
 NIKOLAOS HALIKIOPOULOS MANTZAROS
15  Imnos Eis Tin Eleftherian (Hymn to Freedom), "Se gnorizo apo tin kopsi" (I shall always recognise you) (Greece) 1:17
     
 FERENC ERKEL
16  Himnusz (Hymn), "Isten, aldd meg a magyart" (God Bless the Hungarians with good cheer) (Hungary) 2:03
     
 PATRICK HEENEY
17  Ireland [Amhran Na BhFiann (The Soldier's Song), "Soldiers are we…"] (arr. P. Breiner) 1:16
     
 MICHELE NOVARO
18  Inno Di Mameli (Mameli's Hymn), "Fratelli d'Italia" (Brothers of Italy) (Italy) 1:47
     
 
19  Het Wilhelmus (The Wilhelmus), "Wilhelmus van Nassouwe ben ik, van Duitsen bloed" (William of Nassau am I, of Dutch descent) (Netherlands) 1:02
     
  TRADITIONAL
20  Mazurek Dabrowskiego (Dobrowski's Mazurka), "Jeszcze Polska nie zgineta" (Poland has not yet succumbed) (Poland) 0:53
     
 ALFREDO KEIL
21  A Portuguesa (The Portuguese), "Herois do mar, nobre povo" (Heroes of the sea, noble race) (Portugal) 1:18
     
 ANTON PANN
22  Desteaptate, romane (Wake Up, Romanian), "Desteapta-te, romane, din somnul cel de moarte" (Wake up, Romanian, from your deadly slumber) (Romania) 1:11
     
 ALEXANDER VASIL'YEVICH ALEXANDROV
23  Gosudarstvenny Gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii (Hymn of the Russian Federation), "Rossiya — svyashchennaya nasha derzhava" (Russia, you are our sacred Power!) (Russia) 2:09
     
  ROY M. B. WILLIAMSON
24  Flower of Scotland, "O Flower of Scotland when will we see your like again" (Scotland) 1:16
     
 
25  La Marcha Real (The Royal March) (Spain) 2:01
     
 ALBERICH ZWYSSIG
26  Schweizerpsalm, Cantique Suisse, Cantico Svizzero (Swiss Psalm), "Trittst im Morgenrot daher" (When the morning skies grow red) (Switzerland) 1:36
     
 OSMAN ZEKI UNGOR
27  Istiklal Marsi (Independence March), "Korkma, sonmez bu safaklarda yuzen al sancak" (Fear not! For the crimson flag that proudly ripples …" (Turkey) 1:05
     
 MYKHAILO VERBYTSKY
28  Shche ne vmerla Ukraina (Ukraine's glory has not perished), "Shche ne vmerla Ukrayiny i slava, i volya" (Ukraine's glory has not perished, nor her freedom) (Ukraine) 2:49
     
 SOLOMON LULU MITIKU
29  Whedefit Gesgeshi Woude Henate Ityopya (March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia), "Yazegennat Keber Ba-Ityopp'yachen S'anto" (Respect for citizenship is strong in our Ethiopia) (Ethiopia) 1:39
     
  TRADITIONAL
30  Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu (Oh God of All Creation), "Ee Mungu nguvu yetu" (O God of all creation) (Kenya) 1:49
     
  MARTHINUS LOURENS DE VILLIERS
31  Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika (God bless Africa), "Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika" (God bless Africa) (South Africa) 4:02
     
 NIE ER
32  Yiyongjun Jinxingqu (March of the Volunteers), "Qilai! Buyuan zuo nuli de renmen!" (Arise! All who refuse to be slaves!) (China) 0:49
     
 RABINDRANATH TAGORE
33  Jana Gana Mana (Thou art ruler of the minds of All People), "Jana gana mana adhinayaka jaya he" (O! Dispenser of India's destiny, thou art the ruler of the minds of all people) (India) 1:40
     
 HASSAN RIAHI
34  Sorood-e Jomhoori-e Eslami (The National Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran), "Sar zad az ofoq mehr-e-xavaran" (Upwards on the horizon rose the Eastern Sun) (Iran) 1:10
     
  TRADITIONAL
35  Hatikvah (The Hope), "Kol od baleivav p'nimah" (While yet within the heart) (Israel) 1:22
     
 HIROMORI HAYASHI
36  Japan [Kimigayo (His Majesty's Reign), "May thy peaceful reign last long!…"] (arr. P. Breiner) 1:00
     
 AHN EAKTAY
37  Aegukga (Patriotic Hymn), "Tonghai moolkwa Paiktusani marugo taltorok" (Until Pakdro mountain wears away) (Korea, South) 1:41
     
 CALIXA LAVALLEE
38  O Canada, "O Canada! Our home and native land!" (Canada) 1:43
     
 PEDRO FIGUEREDO
39  La Bayamesa (The Bayamo Song), "Al combate, corred, Bayameses" (Hasten to battle, men of Bayamo) (Cuba) 1:10
     
 JAIME NUNO
40  Himno Nacional Mexicano (Mexican National Anthem), "Mexicanos, al grito de guerra" (Mexicans, at the cry of war) (Mexico) 1:24
     
 JOHN STAFFORD SMITH
41  The Star-Spangled Banner, "O say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light" (United States of America) 1:31
     
 JOSE BLAS PARERA
42  Marcha de la patria (March of the Fatherland), "Oid, mortales, el grito sagrado" (Mortals! Hear the sacred cry) (Argentina) 3:48
     
  FRANCISCO MANOEL DA SILVA
43  Hino Nacional do Brasil (National Anthem of Brazil), "Ouviram do Ipiranga as margens placidas" (A cry out from peaceful Ipiranga's banks) (Brazil) 2:02
     
 PETER DODDS MCCORMICK
44  Advance Australia Fair, "Australians all, let us rejoice" (Australia) 1:56
     
 Peter Breiner Conductor
 Breiner, Peter