R: Re: Relay time! Beethoven's Ninth
|Date:||Tuesday, August 8, 2000, 16:41|
> >> --- Roger Mills <romilly@...> wrote:
> >> > Among my favorite anthems:
> >> Here are my favorites, in no particular order:
Sibelius's? I like it very much. BTW, my mother insists to pronounce it
/si'beljus/, while I think it should be pronounced /'sibeljus/, since
Finnish is first-syllable-always-to-be-stressed. Am I right?
> Peculiarly not Finland's national anthem anyway. We have
> "Vårt Land" (actually, I don't recall the Finnish name. Vårt Land is
> Swedish. I guess you can guess the English name based on that.)
'Our Land', am I right?
> Estonia has the same melody, and lyrics that Finland has. (is this
> "neighbours sharing national anthem" unique?)