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VPMA93 Lecture 7 – Music and Politics Messaging: 1. Overt messaging: the messaging is clear and unconcealed 2. Hidden messaging: the messaging is subtle and not obvious; includes metaphorical or coded messaging 1) Overt messaging Patriotism National anthems : patriotic songs adopted by nations through tradition or decree and valued, like a nation’s flag, for their ability to arouse feelings of national pride and solidarity National Anthem of England – Gave Save the Queen God save our gracious Queen! Long live our noble Queen! God save the Queen! Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us, God save the Queen. Thy choicest gifts in store On her be pleased to pour, Long may she reign. May she defend our laws, And ever give us cause, To sing with heart and voice, God save the Queen. sequence – in a melody, the repetition of a motive or short phrase at successively higher or lower degrees of the scale National Anthem of South Africa South African song Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika (1897, Enoch Mankayi Sontonga) Die Stem van Suid Afrika – adopted as national anthem in 1957 1994 – election of Nelson Mandela as South Africa’s first black president 1994–1996 – Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika and Die Stem van Suid Afrika designated as dual national anthems 1996 – new South African national anthem combines the two songs Current national anthem of South Africa – Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika Section 1
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Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika (isiXhosa) Lord, bless Africa a Maluphakanyisw' uphondo lwayo, May her spirit rise high up b Yizwa imithandazo yethu, (isiZulu) Hear thou our prayers a' Nkosi sikelela, thina lusapho lwayo. Lord bless us, your family. c Morena boloka setjhaba sa heso, (Sesotho) Lord, protect our nation d O fedise dintwa le matshwenyeho, Banish wars and strife d' O se boloke, O se boloke setjhaba sa heso, Lord, bless our nation e Setjhaba sa South Afrika – South Afrika. Our nation, South Africa. c'(x2) Section 2 Uit die blou van onse hemel, (Afrikaans) Ringing out from our blue heavens a Uit die diepte van ons see, From our deep seas breaking round b Oor ons ewige gebergtes, Over everlasting mountains a Waar die kranse antwoord gee, Where the echoing crags resound c
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  • Fall '17
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