Prelude on the Navy Hymn – Joop van Dijk

Instrumentation: Wind Band
Duration: 8’00
Grade: 5

‘Prelude on the Navy Hymn’ was composed in 2011 for the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy for the annual Corps Concert of the Marine Corps. On 23 November 2011, the work was premiered by Tamboers and Pijpers of the Korps Mariniers, the Marine Band of the Royal Navy, Concertante and Westlandse Koorvereniging Musica conducted by Majoor Harmen Cnossen during the Korpsconcert in De Doelen in Rotterdam.
Joop van Dijk made this new version for concert band from the original composition for drums, pipers, mixed choir, organ and wind band. The work is based on the hymn tune ‘Eternal Father, strong to save’ by John Bacchus Dykes.

Prelude on the Navy Hymn can be ordered as a complete download (single score or as a complete set) from Sonolize. When you click here, you will be automatically redirected to the Sonolize website and the order page of El Toro Torcido. On this order page you can also view the score and listen to a recording.

Price Score (Digital): € 39,-
Price Complete Set (Digital): € 129,-