National anthem of St. John

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The national anthem of St. John can refer to Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a or several national anthems that were previously used by St. John.

Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a

Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a

National of Flag of St. John.pngSt. John
LyricsNone (instrumental)
MusicJohann Sebastian Bach (attributed), 1707
Adopted20 December 2017

The Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a, is a piece of organ music attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach composed in 1707,[1][2] that is used in St. John as its national anthem, which came into use on 20 December 2017. The national anthem was chosen since it has short duration compared to the previous anthems of St. John. There are no lyrics created to accompany the composition and there are will be no any intentions to create any lyrics.

Previous national anthems

Oh, St. John! (2014)

Oh, St. John! was the national anthem of St. John on 2014. The music was set to Surudi Milli, the national anthem of Tajikistan which was composed by Suleiman Yudakov, with lyrics specifically created for the anthem. The lyrics now are thought to be lost.

Jalan Liberasi (2014)

Jalan Liberasi (English: Road [of] Liberation) was the national anthem of St. John on 2014, replacing Oh St. John!. The music was set to Phleng Chat, the national anthem of Thailand with lyrics specifically created for the anthem. The lyrics now are thought to be lost.

March of St. John (October 2014 - March 2015)

March of St. John (Indonesian: Mars St. John) was the national anthem of St. John that replaced Jalan Liberasi on October 2014 until it was replaced in March 2015. The music was set to the national anthem of the Korean Empire, which composed by Franz Eckert. There were no lyrics made for the anthem.

Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 (April 2015 - July 2015)

The Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a, is a piece of organ music by Johann Sebastian Bach that was used as the national anthem of St. John from April 2015 until its dissolution on July 2015. After St. John was re-established, the national anthem was replaced by Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a due to its long duration. There were no lyrics made for the anthem.

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