National Anthem of Italy
Il Canto degli Italiani (The Song of the Italians) is the Italian national anthem. It is best known among Italians as L'Inno di Mameli (Mameli's Hymn) and often referred to as Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy), from its opening line.Lyrics:Fratelli d'Italia,l'Italia s'? desta,dell'elmo di Scipios'? cinta la testa.Dov'? la Vittoria?Le porga la chioma,ch? schiava di RomaIddio la cre?.CORO:Stringiamci a coorte,siam pronti alla morte.Siam pronti alla morte,l'Italia chiam?.Stringiamci a coorte,siam pronti alla morte.Siam pronti alla morte,l'Italia chiam?!Translation:Brothers of Italy,Italy has awoken,with Scipio's helmetbinding her head.Where is Victory?Let her bow down,For God has made herRome's slave.CHORUS:Let us join in a cohort,We are ready to die.We are ready to die,Italy has called.Let us join in a cohort,We are ready to die.We are ready to die,Italy has called!Performed by the American Brass Band.