History was made on Saturday night with the Australian national anthem including a rendition performed in Indigenous language prior to the Wallabies' clash with Argentina. Advance Australia Fair, national anthem of Australia, adopted on April 19, 1984. Musical portion. (treble choir with full orchestra) : for juvenile performer(s) by George Dreyfus - find sheet music, recordings, digital score and audio samples, analysis, performances and more at the Australian Music Centre. "Waltzing Matilda" is Australia's best-known bush ballad, and has been described as the country's "unofficial national anthem". Medal ceremony. In joyful strains then let us sing, Advance Australia … The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is proud to announce the upcoming Zohra Orchestra performance, in celebration of 50 Years of Afghan-Australian bilateral relations and the 100 th Anniversary of Afghanistan’s Reclamation of Independence. The Stock Horse riders still on the field then swapped their Olympic flags for Australian … As with tradition, the medals to one of the marquee events of the Winter Games – men's 50 km classical cross-country – were presented during the closing ceremony. The Wallabies produced an historic first performance of an Indigenous national anthem at an international event. Advance Australia fair; arr. Australian National Anthem Backing Track one or two verses, piano or full orchestration It was first officially proposed in 1974 to replace “God Save the Queen,” which had been the national anthem from 1788 to 1974 and which, in 1984, was designated the royal anthem, to be played at public appearances of members of the British royal family. In national surveys, Advance Australia Fair wins every time, which shows one could kindly say, exhaustion on the respondents’ part. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM Australians all let us rejoice, For we are young and free; We’ve golden soil and wealth for toil; Our home is girt by sea; Our land abounds in nature’s gifts Of beauty rich and rare; In history’s page, let every stage Advance Australia Fair. Three musicians, Eva Avila, Nikki Yanofsky, and Derek Miller, each on an elevated, lighted column that rose out of the stadium floor, sang the song "Let's Have a Party" in French and English. The Wallabies have wowed Australian sport with a moment of absolute class in their historic first performance of an Indigenous national anthem. The Australian National Anthem, Advance Australia Fair, was then sung by both Human Nature and Julie Anthony, accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Simone Young.