Name:________________________________________________ Date:__________________ Country:____________________________________________________________ Title of Anthem:_______________________________________________________ To Interpret A Composer’s Message Were the songs written to record an important part of history? To Gain A Cultural/Historical Perspective What does the anthem mean to the country’s citizens who have adopted them? Are they just instrumental songs or are there lyrics that have deep meaning to the citizens of the country? Is there anything that the reader of your report needs to know about to understand the historical significance for the song. The Musical Elements What are the instruments used and are they unique? Are there any elements of the music unique to that culture? Showing respect for anthem How do the citizens of this nation show respect for their anthem? Example: traditionas- off hats, hand over heart, gestures- different hand gestures, Why do the citizens of this nation show respect for their anthem?