The Common Struggle Against Fascism
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Score of the Soviet hymn

State Archive of the Russian Federation

Music by Alexander Alexandrov, lyrics by Sergei Mikhalkov.

The famous conductor Sir Henry Wood said about the hymn, 'It's a wonderful, majestic hymn – the hymn of a great nation with simple, direct and stirring music.' The music critic of the Daily Express called the hymn a 'triumphal work with the tempo of a victory march and a moving theme'. The Daily Express published the hymn's score."

Britansky soyuznik [“British Ally”], 23 January 1944, № 4, p. 3.
RL GARF has a copy of this newspaper issue.