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Comments about the soundtrack for The Hunt for Red October (Basil Poledouris)

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Re: Lyrics to Hymn to Red October
• Posted by: USS San Francisco (SSN-711)
• Date: Thursday, July 28, 2005, at 9:49 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Lyrics to Hymn to Red October (Zach)

> Greetings all:

> I am interested in the real name of this song. I have a university choir
> that is interested in singing this song...Anything would be helpful...and
> I agree with everyone here that I have loved the Hymn to Red October since
> I first saw the movie.

The real name of the song is "Hymn for Red October" and is an original composition of Basil Pouledouris. Now the song sung by the sailors abord the Red October was the official national anthem of the Soviet Union, and the original Russian composers of that work is listed in the film's credits.

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