Violin 1 part from Norwegian National Anthem for String Orchestra

Rikard Nordraak
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A new harmonisation of Norway’s national anthem entitled:’’Ja,vi elsker dette landet’’, arranged for strings.

The original melody was written by Rikard Nordraak(1842-66).

It became the national anthem on the 17th May,1864, which was the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the constitution by the people of Norge.

The title translates in English to ’’Yes, we love this land’’.

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This is the site of the very best NA book available, edited by Michael Jamieson Bristow, FRGS.

My version of the Papua New Guinea N.A. will be in the 11th edition of this book.

The other site I highly recommend is:


This is the site of the U.S. Navy Band, who perform each anthem for you, a fantastic resource for national anthem lovers!

If you need string parts, let me know.

Rikard Nordraak
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Classical music

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