German National Anthem: Standard Version & Tschaikowsky Orchestration

First published at 22:25 UTC on June 20th, 2019.

Haydn composed this music in 1797 as a Birthday Anthem for the Austrian Emperor, entitled "Gott erhalte Franz der Kaiser." It became the official anthem of the Austrian Empire until 1918 and was then adopted by Germany in 1922 as the &qu...

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