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Encyclopedia > Royal anthem

A royal anthem is a patriotic song, much like a national anthem that recognizes the nation's monarch. It is usually performed during events of royal importance, such as a public appearance by the monarch. A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that is formally recognized by a countrys government as their states official national song. ... A monarch (see sovereign) is a type of ruler or head of state. ...


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God Save the Queen is a patriotic song whose origin remains a matter of speculation. ... A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth that recognise Queen Elizabeth II as their Queen and head of state. ... A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that is formally recognized by a countrys government as their states official national song. ... God Defend New Zealand is one of the national anthems of New Zealand, together with God Save the Queen. ... KungssÃ¥ngen, literally The Kings Song, is the Swedish royal anthem. ... Kong Christian (King Christian) is the royal anthem of Denmark. ... La Marcha Real (The Royal March) is the national anthem of Spain. ... Phleng Sansoen Phra Barami (Thai เพลงสรรเสริญพระบารมี) is the royal anthem of Thailand. ... Kongesangen is Norways Royal anthem. ... God Save the Queen is a patriotic song whose origin remains a matter of speculation. ... God save the Tsar! was the national anthem of Imperial Russia. ...

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Encyclopedia: Royal anthem (718 words)
A royal anthem is a patriotic song, much like a national anthem that recognizes the nation's monarch.
Category: Royal anthems Gustafs skål, literally Toast to Gustaf, is a song written by Carl Michael Bellman as a salutation to King Gustaf III of Sweden, following the coup detat in 1772, which made himself an autocrat and ended the parliamentary Age of Liberty.
It is traditionally used as the national anthem of the United Kingdom and of England and Northern Ireland, one of the two national anthems of New Zealand, and the royal anthem of Canada and the other Commonwealth realms, as well as the royal anthem of the British Royal Family.
Anthem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (562 words)
Though the anthem of the Church of England is analogous to the motet of the Roman Catholic and Lutheran Churches, both being written for a trained choir and not for the congregation, it is as a musical form essentially English in its origin and development.
The anthem developed as a replacement for the Catholic "votive antiphon" commonly sung as an appendix to the main office to the Blessed Virgin Mary or other saints.
Though anthems were written in the Elizabethan period by Byrd, Tallis and others they are not mentioned in the Book of Common Prayer until 1662, when the famous rubric In quires and places where they sing here followeth the Anthem first appears.
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