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  Anthem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 in the Church of England 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 at the end of Morning and Evening Prayer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anthem   (607 words)

 Anthem Open Source Edition
Anthem allows you to record, edit and playback music using a sophisticated and acclaimed object oriented song technology.
This open source edition of Anthem is based on a previous commercial version which ran on Acorn RISC OS computers.
Anthem is still very much a work in progress, so keep coming back to see the latest developments.
anthem.sourceforge.net   (311 words)

 National Anthem - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that is formally recognized by a country's government as their state's official national song.
The oldest song purporting to be a national anthem is the "Wilhelmus" from The Netherlands, it was written between 1568 and 1572 during the Eighty Years' War.
Many states also have unofficial anthems, and countries may also have royal anthems, presidential anthems, state anthems, or anthems for sub-national entities that are also officially recognized.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /national_anthem.htm   (731 words)

 EUROPA - The EU at a glance - The European Anthem
This is the anthem not only of the European Union but also of Europe in a wider sense.
In 1985, it was adopted by EU heads of State and government as the official anthem of the European Union.
It is not intended to replace the national anthems of the Member States but rather to celebratethe values they all share and their unity in diversity.
europa.eu.int /abc/symbols/anthem/index_en.htm   (288 words)

 AllRefer.com - anthem (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
The anthem arose in the Anglican Church, as the English counterpart of the Latin motet, through the work of Christopher Tye (c.1500–1573), Thomas Tallis, and William Byrd (1543–1623).
Early anthems were often in the style of Latin motets, sometimes being merely an English text set to well-known motets.
George F. Handel's anthems, in the tradition of the full anthem, are, like those of Purcell and Blow, too elaborate for ordinary church use.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/anthem.html   (308 words)

 anthem on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The anthem arose in the Anglican Church, as the English counterpart of the Latin motet, through the work of Christopher Tye (c.1500-1573), Thomas Tallis, and William Byrd (1543-1623).
Anthem Reports Record Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2003; * Enrollment increased 874,000 members, or 8 percent in 2003 * Full year 2003 earnings of $5.45 per share increased 21 percent *...
Anthem Reports Record Results for the First Quarter 2004; * Enrollment increased 592,000 members, or 5 percent over December 2003 * Earnings of $2.08 per share increased 53 percent over the first quarter of...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/a1/anthem.asp   (767 words)

 Anthem, Inc. News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed a special committee to work with management to develop a plan for conversion from a mutual insurance company to a publicly traded stock company.
Anthem emphasized that its customers would see no change in their premiums or the terms of their health care benefits as a result of the company's demutualization.
Anthem, which is based in Indianapolis, is the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Colorado, Nevada and Maine.
www.anthem-inc.com /jsp/maroon/demutualization/pr/statement.jsp   (505 words)

 ARIZONA MASTER PLANNED COMMUNITIES: Anthem Homes PHOENIX Arizona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anthem was voted " Best Master Planned Community in America" by the National Association of Homebuilders in 2001, and it's easy to see why.
Anthem Corporate Center will be a 60+ acre professional office complex planned for development in late 2003.
Anthem Marketplace is a 128,000 square foot neighborhood retail center with all the amenities and services one might expect, from daycare to dry cleaning.
www.scottsdale-and-phoenix-real-estate.com /anthem.html   (791 words)

 Encyclopedia: Anthem
Homophony is music in which the top line has a dominant melody, and all the voices accompany it with chords in the same rhythm.
The ode To Joy (Ode »An die Freude« in German) is an ode written in 1785 by the German poet and historian Friedrich Schiller, and known especially for its musical setting by Beethoven in the fourth and final movement of his Ninth Symphony, for four solo voices, chorus, and orchestra.
Hail to the Chief is the official anthem of the President of the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Anthem   (1551 words)

The national anthem is the seventh stanza of the France Prešeren poem Zdravljica (A Toast) set to the tune by Stanko Premrl's choral composition of the same name.
The Slovene national anthem in Slovene, Hungarian, Italian, English, German, French and Spanish.
Acrobat pdf, 755 Kb The use of the national coat-of-arms, of the national flag and of the national anthem shall be regulated by statute.
www.uvi.gov.si /eng/slovenia/insignia/anthem   (97 words)

 Welcome to Anthem - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The proposed transaction between Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas was announced in May 2001, and unanimously approved by the Kansas plan's Board of Directors.
Anthem, Inc. and the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Anthem does not undertake any obligation to republish revised forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
www.anthem-inc.com /jsp/colorado/about/news/060702.jsp   (568 words)

 Albanian Information - Albanian.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Albanian anthem was written by the Albanian poet Asdreni (an accronym for Aleks Stavre Drenova), who was born in 1872 and died in 1947.
The official anthem is two verses shorter than the original poem.
The music of the anthem was composed by the Romanian composer Ciprian Porumbescu.
www.albanian.com /main/countries/albania/general/anthem.html   (198 words)

 Musical Forms - Anthem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Early anthems, from circa 1550 (by Tye, Tallis and others), are in four parts, predominantly imitative in note-against-note counterpoint.
In the 18th century, anthems were written by Handel (including 11 for the Duke of Chandos, 1716-18, and some ten others), Greene, Boyce and others.
The centre of anthem composition during the 18th century was New England, where works by native composers, including the pioneer Billings, quickly outnumbered the available English models.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/g_anthem.html   (399 words)

 CD Baby: MATT HAIMOVITZ: Anthem - from jkloss
The short solo cello works on Anthem include two pieces commissioned especially for Anthem as a reaction to the tragedy of 9/11: the jazz-influenced "Seventh Avenue Kaddish" by current Rome Prize winner David Sanford, and "9:11 Blues" by Toby Twining, a 2003 PEW fellow.
Most of the music on Anthem was composed over the last several years, and together with photo images documenting Haimovitz's historic CBGB performance, the total album reveals an intensely compelling direction in classical music.
ANTHEM 's nine composers, absorbing styles and influences from around the globe, weave a rich tapestry that exemplifies America 's vibrant classical voice today.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/haimovitzanthem/from/jkloss   (952 words)

 National Anthem of Singapore and National Flag
The National Anthem was written over 1956-57 just before Singapore gained self-rule from the British..
It was launched on 3 December 1959 together with the National Flag and the State Crest.
Then, on 3 December 1959, the National Flag, an important symbol of independence, was unveiled together with the State Crest and National Anthem at the installation of the new Head of State, the Yang di-Pertuan Negara.
www.expatsingapore.com /general/anthem.htm   (194 words)

 Anthem Arizona Real Estate. Maricopa County Realtor. Gary Drew. (623) 512-0828
Anthem is a planned community north of Phoenix suited for an active family lifestyle.
Anthem Arizona was voted Best Master Planned Community in America by the National Association of Home Builders in 2001 and Best Master Planned Community by the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona in 2000 and 2001.
Anthem is divided in two parts, Parkside and the Country Club which is gated.
www.estatesinanthem.com   (711 words)

 Afghanistan Online: National Anthem
Article 20 of Afghanistan's constitution (adopted in January 2004) states that the National Anthem of Afghanistan must be in the Pashto language and that it must contain the phrase “Allahu Akbar” (God is Great).
The first verse of the proposed anthem is the same as the one used during the government of Sardar Mohammad Daoud; they were written by Abdul Rauf Benawa.
Since a new anthem has not been approved, the anthem used during the Mujahideen government of former president Burhanuddin Rabbani is being used at official government ceremonies.
www.afghan-web.com /anthem   (158 words)

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The national anthem occupies a significant place and plays a dominant role in uplifting the morale of the masses.
To fill the gap, a song, ‘Pakistan Zindabad, Azadi Paendabad’, was chosen to be sung in lieu of the national anthem during the hoisting ceremony.
On the arrival of the Shah of Iran in 1950 the national anthem was played but government scrutiny of rhythmical notes continued and on January 5, 1954, formal approval was given by the Cabinet in Karachi.
www.geocities.com /qaisar5/national.html   (666 words)

 Slovak national anthem - Slovensko.com
The national anthem of the Slovak Republic is based on a folk song adapted to patriotic feelings in the revolutionary 1840s.
During the existence of the common Czechoslovak (later Czecho-Slovak) state (1918-1939 and 1945-1992), the first verse was used as the second (Slovak) part of the Czechoslovak anthem, the first part being the first stanza of the Czech patriotic song "Kde domov muj..." (transl.
This produced a rather inconsistent piece of melody, because the Czech part was relatively majestic and peaceful, describing the beauty of the Czech land, while the Slovak part was rather vital and militant, rousing people to a fight for freedom.
www.slovensko.com /about/national-anthem   (463 words)

 Anthem Real Estate, Anthem Realtor, Anthem Arizona Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anthem Arizona real estate is available for primary residences, vacation homes, investment properties, and golf homes.John Luders and Mike Higgins, Re/Max Integrity Realtors offers a full range of services including buying and selling of Anthem real estate.
Anthem Arizona is a nationally recognized master planned community featuring two private golf courses, club houses, tennis facilities, community center and a 63 acre recreational park, as well as restaurants, shopping, schools, and medical facilities.
The tremendous lifestyle enjoyed by Anthem real estate residents is a primary reason for the great demand of existing homes and new homes at Anthem Arizona.
www.theanthemteam.com   (330 words)

 Linux MusicStation ... TSE3 and anthem
The project is being worked on The important thing to bear in mind about the Anthem project is that is is developing very quickly.
Anthem will see a 'plug-in' framework where a number of different types of editors and capabilities can be added according to taste.
Anthem is being developed as the sort of sequencer that I want to use.
www.mstation.org /anthem.html   (2175 words)

 National Anthem of Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The National Anthem of Pakistan approved by the Government in August 1954, is a harmonious rendering of a three-stanza composition with a tune based on eastern music but arranged in such a manner that it can be easily played by foreign bands.
The Anthem is evocative in spirit, extolling Pakistan as the centre of faith and freedom, a land of beauty and strength drawn from the people and the country.
The Anthem written in Urdu is a unique poetical composition, as in spite of its brevity it is a lyrical exultation for the quintessence of Pakistan its Islamic foundation, ideology,
www.pak.gov.pk /public/anthem/national_anthem.html   (176 words)

 CD Baby: ANTHEM: Serious
Amomg the artists with whom Anthem has played are Sister Carol, Thirld World, Yellowman, Jimmy Cliff, Big Mountain, The Wailers Band, Burning Spear, Black Uhuru, Judy Mowatt, The Neville Bros, Maxi Priest, Spragga Benz, Louie Culture, Chacadimus and Pliers, John Holt, Ken Booth and Super Cat.
Anthem is led by its founder and talented songwriter, Courtney "Coozie" Mellers.
Donald Rose, another original founder member of Anthem, has been performing professionally since the age of 15 and now helps shape Anthem's overall sound with his musical versatility and skillfull keyboard and guitar playing.
www.cdbaby.com /anthem   (729 words)

 National Anthem: O Canada
As the National Anthem Act only sets the melody for the anthem, musicians are free to arrange the score to suit their requirements.
It is possible to translate the words of the national anthem in languages other than English or French; it should be kept in mind, however, that this translated version will not have an official status.
If two anthems are to be played at the beginning of an event, "O Canada" should be played first followed by the other one.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/anthem_e.cfm   (2878 words)

 South Africa's national anthem - SouthAfrica.info
The unofficial anthem, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, was sung by the majority of the population.
In the official anthem of the new South Africa, the two anthems merge into one.
It became a popular church hymn that was later adopted as an anthem at political meetings.
www.safrica.info /ess_info/sa_glance/history/anthem.htm   (553 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Anthem: 50th Anniversary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I was required to read Anthem four years ago when I was in high school, and even then, it didn't get many rave reviews from my classmates.
Ayn Rand may not be the best writer in that she can capture everyone who happens to come across a few words that have escaped her head, but her writings have captured a piece of my heart, since giving me an understanding of a small portion of her philosophy.
But now they realize that it was all her opinion and she has a right to express it in anyway she wants, and people have the freedom to agree or disagree.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0451191137   (1233 words)

 National Anthems
National Anthem hymn or song expressing patriotic sentiment and either governmentally authorized as an official national hymn or holding that position in popular feeling.
The sentiments of national anthems vary, from prayers for the monarch to allusions to nationally important battles or uprisings.
Links to anthems in mp3, real and windows media are on pages for each countries.
www.national-anthems.net   (399 words)

 Lithuania : National Anthem of Lithuania
The Lithuanian national anthem was composed by Dr. Vincas Kudirka.
In fact, it was his poem titled "National Hymn", published in 1898 in the newspaper Varpas edited by Kudirka.
As they sang the songs and read and recited the poems, Lithuanians understood more deeply and became mote conscious of love for their nation and a desire to win freedom.
www2.omnitel.net /ramunas/Lietuva/lt_emblem_anthem.shtml   (348 words)

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