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A Patriotic Salute To The Military Family


Release Date: 01/02/2001 
Label:  Altissimo   Catalog #: 5561   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Philip SousaPhilip EgnerJohn T. WilliamsSamuel Augustus Ward,   ... 
Performer:  Lisa WebbPerry BartonKim ParentFred Newell,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine BandUnited States Army BandUnited States Navy Band,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Here is an unusual military band CD. The 37 selections are divided into Marches by the US Marine Band and the US Army Band, Americana by the US Navy Band and Sea Chanters chorus, the USAF Band and Singing Sergeants and the US Army Band and Chorus, Family, Ceremonial where the US Coast Guard Band is added and finally a section called Bugle Calls where all the famous calls are recorded including Reveille, First Call, Assembly, Attention, Tattoo and Taps. The Marches include all the most popular ones, while Americana includes The Liberty Fanfare, Amazing Grace, God Bless the USA and America the Beautiful, among others. The section called Ceremonial includes everything from the National Anthem to the US Public Health Service March. Here is an unusual military band CD. The 37 selections are divided into Marches by the US Marine Band and the US Army Band, Americana by the US Navy Band and Sea Chanters chorus, the USAF Band and Singing Sergeants and the US Army Band and Chorus, Family, Ceremonial where the US Coast Guard Band is added and finally a section called Bugle Calls where all the famous calls are recorded including Reveille, First Call, Assembly, Attention, Tattoo and Taps. The Marches include all the most popular ones, while Americana includes The Liberty Fanfare, Amazing Grace, God Bless the USA and America the Beautiful, among others. The section called Ceremonial includes everything from the National Anthem to the US Public Health Service March. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3. Washington Post by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4. Thunderer by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1889; USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5. West Point March by Philip Egner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band
Written: USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
6. Liberty Fanfare by John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7. America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Carmen Dragon 
8. Battle Hymn of the Republic by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Singing Sergeants,  United States Air Force Band
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Floyd Werle 
9. God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Singing Sergeants,  United States Air Force Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Amazing grace by John Newton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Luis Maldenado 
11. God bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band,  United States Army Chorus
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Msgt. Mark Taylor 
12. We Are All a Family by Al McCree
Performer:  Lisa Webb (Voice), Perry Barton (Voice), Kim Parent (Voice),
Fred Newell (Mandolin), Fred Newell (Banjo), Fred Newell (Electric Guitar),
Dan Borgers (Keyboards), Eddie Bedford (Bass), Bob Mater (Drums),
Pat Patrick (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Trinkets and Beads by Al McCree
Performer:  Fred Newell (Electric Guitar), Dan Borgers (Keyboards), Eddie Bedford (Bass),
Bob Mater (Drums), Pat Patrick (Guitar), Fred Newell (Banjo),
Fred Newell (Mandolin), Kim Parent (Voice), Lisa Webb (Voice),
Perry Barton (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. The Higher We Fly by Lee Holdridge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Singing Sergeants,  United States Air Force Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. God of our fathers by George William Warren
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Knox 
16. Lord Guard and Guide by Mary Hamilton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Singing Sergeants
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection was written in collaboration with Henry Baker. 
17. Navy Hymn by John Bacchus Dykes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1861; England 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Dykes 
18. The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the "Star-spangled Banner" in 1814.
He used the melody from Smith's song "To Anacreon in Heaven." 
19. Geneviève de Brabant: "From the Halls of Montezuma" by Jacques Offenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Paris, France 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 0 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Only an excerpt of this selection is being performed. 
20. Anchors Aweigh by Charles A. Zimmerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
21. March of the US Air Force by Robert M. Crawford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 0 Minutes 47 Secs. 
22. Semper Paratus by Francis S. Van Boskerck
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Coast Guard Band
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
23. Bugle Calls by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Marine Band
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Knox
This selection consists of various Bugle Calls pieces. 
24. The caissons go rolling along by Edmund Louis Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; USA 
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was written in collaboration with Harold Arberb. 
25. US Public Health Service March by George III King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Coast Guard Band
Venue:  Pearl Trax Studio, Nashville, TN 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 

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