Ukraine State Anthem Sheet Music
Chubynsky wrote the poem in 1862 and it was published the following year. That was when the priest and composer Verbytsky came across it and decided to set it to music. The sheet music was first published with words in 1865.
The Ukraine state anthem was first released on a vinyl record during World War I in 1916. There were several anthems in use in Ukraine with this being just one of them.
The Ukrainian Republic adopted the anthem in 1917 but its use was discouraged after the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic was created in 1922.
It was finally officially adopted in 1992 after independence from the Soviet Union. The lyrics were adopted in 2003 after some minor changes.
In recent times the anthem has most likely become familiar to many of us.
Watch the video on Twitter of the young Ukrainian girl who has recently evacuated the country.
Look out for more versions of this next week.