McShane

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\key d \major \time 3/2 a1 fis2 | e1 d2 | d2.( e4) cis2 | d1. | d2( e) | fis g1 | fis2 e2.( fis4) d2 | a'1.

\key d \major \time 3/2 a1 fis2 | e1 d2 d2.( e4) cis2 | d1. | d2( e) fis | b1 a2 | a1 gis2 | a1.

\key d \major \time 3/2 a2( b) cis | d1 a2 | a( g) fis | b1. | a1 fis2 | e1 d2 | d2.( e4) cis2 | d1.

Composer: Charles H. Giffen

Meter: 77. 77. 77

Additional information: The hymn tune honors the mathematician Edward James McShane (1904-1989), Professor Emeritus of the University of Virginia, member of the National Academy of Sciences, and avid amateur musician. It was composed shortly before his death.

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