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Long Live the Olympic Fanfare!
Author, Composer, Pianist, Music Historian
May the French do themselves honor in London, with the knowledge that no matter how many times we hear the French anthem, French music will dominate the games like no other.
O Say Can You Hear...
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The 2012 London Olympics serve a very important purpose: bringing all people of the world together to compete, share our cultures and hold one another's hair after wrongly assuming England's rich and storied history means they have edible food.
Those National Anthems: What Are They Singing?
Author, 'Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America’s Prisons'
European anthems tend to be rather bloody. We all know about the Marseillaise with its warning of enemies coming to "slit the throats of your sons and wives" but Il Canto degli Italiani (The Song of the Italians) stays firmly on message.
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