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The Synthonic Orchestra, Band & Choir: Music / Listen

1. Hymn

(The Synthonic Orchestra, Band & Choir)
April 13, 2011
John B. Dykes 1861

A = 444, equal temperament

The words were originally written by  Rev. William Whiting enitled, "Heavenly Father, Strong to Hold".  The music was written by Rev. John B. Dykes.  Track One focuses on the music only and was arranged in three parts.  It is commonly known in the U.S. as the Navy Hymn or Marine Hymn.  It is generally recognized in Great Britain for military seafarers.   I believe it was also played at the JFK funeral in the Capital.  In addition, it was used in the movie, "The Perfect Storm" with George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg in the last scene.