This is one of the most beautiful and emotion-packed songs that Secret Garden has written and performed. Here is my own personal interpretation of this stunning song:

As the violin commences this beautiful melody, it signifies to us that all is well with the world, and that there is still hope. This sign of hope is calmly and fittingly encouraged in its cause by the piano. But then the violin ceases to play, signifying that all hope has now been lost. The pipes subsequently initiate an appeal to try and restore hope, and that appeal is later intensified by the piano joining them in a last desperation plea for hope to come back. Finally, hope is re-established as the violin makes a triumphant and emotional return near the end of the song.

Hymn to Hope can be found on the White Stones album as well as the Dreamcatcher compilation album.

- John Iverson

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