Tag Archives: Shostakovich The Sun Shines Over the Motherland

post updated


My post

patriotic music

has been updated with a couple of new pieces by Beethoven and Handel.


— Roger W. Smith

March 9, 2022

patriotic music


Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man


Beethoven, Wellington’s Victory


Carl Nielsen, Den danske sang


Handel, “Eternal Source of Light Divine” (from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne)


Handel, Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No. 1)


Prokofiev, from Alexander Nevsky


Purcell, “Come If You Dare” (from King Arthur)


Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture


Shostakovich, “The Sun Shines Over the Motherland”


Sibelius, Finlandia


Smetana, The Moldau


Tchaikovsky, The Year 1812, Solemn Overture



— posted by Roger W. Smith

   March 2022