The Council of Europe's symbols
The European flag and the European anthem were chosen and adopted by the Council of Europe before also becoming symbols of the European Union. They are now the emblems of a shared European identity.
The European Anthem
To satisfy every European’s musical taste, you will find below more adaptations of the European Anthem. All of these different versions are protected and not copyright-free.
« Rhapsodie sur l’Hymne Européen », by Christophe Guyard, performed by the SWR Symphony Orchestra of Baden-Baden and Freiburg, conducted by Roland Kluttig :
« Rhapsodie sur l’Hymne Européen », by Christophe Guyard, performed by Thierry Huillet :
«Rhapsodie sur l’Hymne Européen » , by Christophe Guyard :
*Pipe Organ of the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Palace of Arts - Budapest, Hungary; entirely virtualised by Inspired Acoustics
Electric guitar version, by Bertrand Vigier:
Jazz violin version, by Bertrand Vigier and Pascal Beck, performed by Sophie Duranton and Pierre Lange:
Big Band version, by Pierre Lange and Bertrand Vigier, performed by Pierre Lange, Joe Krenker and Jean-Gilles Charvot:
European Hymn in Romani Variations: CD launched on the 20 November 2007