Finlandia: In honor of my Dad.

Donald McClarey at American Catholic posted a link to the following video of a choir singing “This is My Song,” a hymn based upon Jean Sibelius’s “Finlandia”; he also has the lyrics there:

[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cvz9PvczUMI]

My Dad used to play “Finlandia” as a chorale prelude before Mass.  It’s been a long time since I’ve heard it.

Here is the Wikipedia page on all the lyrics sung with the melody:

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