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Hero For Today / United States Army Band And Chorus


Release Date: 05/04/2004 
Label:  Altissimo   Catalog #: 225577   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John Philip SousaIrving BerlinPaul MurthaJohn Williams,   ... 
Performer:  Robert McDonaldSteve CramerAlec MalyFred Lamb,   ... 
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army BandUnited States Army ChorusUnited States Army Herald Trumpets,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: United States Army Band, United States Army Chorus. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: United States Army Band, United States Army Chorus. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Robert McDonald (Baritone)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Heroic Fanfare by Paul Murtha
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Herald Trumpets
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
4. Saving Private Ryan: Hymn to the Fallen by John Williams
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Paul Lavendar. 
5. Hero for today by Derek Floyd
Performer:  Steve Cramer (Voice)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arrangers: David Clydesdale; James Hosay. 
6. Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: James Hosay. 
7. America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The United States Army Brass Quintet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Dennis Edelbrock. 
8. God bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood
Performer:  Alec Maly (Voice)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Maj. Mark Taylor. 
9. Here's to America by Louis Durham
Performer:  Fred Lamb (Voice)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Capt. Dwayne MIlburn. 
10. Last Full Measure of Devotion by Larry Grossman
Performer:  Robert Petillo (Voice)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1991; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Michael Davis. 
11. We were there by David Buskin
Performer:  Henry Fiske (Voice)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Maj. Mark Taylor. 
12. This is my country by Al Jacobs
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1940; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: James Kessler. 
13. Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli
Performer:  Michael Dudley (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The United States Army Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is set to the text "Ragged Old Flag" by Johnny Cash.
Arranger: Michael Brown. 
14. The flag still flies high by Louis Durham
Performer:  Caleb Green (Voice)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Mark Taylor. 
15. Duty, Honor, Country by Harold L. Walters
Performer:  Michael Dudley (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Col. Gary F. Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The United States Army Band
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. The Armed Services Medley by 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a medley which includes "The Armed Services Medley" by Michael Brown (US Army), "Semper Paratus" by Francis S. Van Boskerck, "The United States Air Force Song" by Robert M. Crawford (1899 - 1961), "Anchors Aweigh" by Charles A. Zimmerman (1861 - 1916), "Geneviève de Brabant: "From the Halls of Montezuma"" by Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880) and "The caissons go rolling along" by Edmund Louis Gruber. 

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