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The Dream Goes On / United States Navy Band & Sea Chanters Chorus


Release Date: 04/30/2002 
Label:  Altissimo   Catalog #: 5572   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John WilliamsDerek FloydLarry GrossmanMorton Gould,   ... 
Performer:  Maria G. HigginsJohn R. BuryEdward Daryl DuffW. Reid Williams,   ... 
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy BandUnited States Navy Sea Chanters
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the program booklet for this CD, it says: "The American dream has been challenged throughout history. On August 24, 1814, the British attacked Washington, DC and burned the White House. On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Most recently, on September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Throughout all these attacks, American has prevailed. The dream goes on. This album is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives so that we can be free. The dream goes on." If your customer is looking for a new CD that has all the most patriotic melodies gathered in one place, in great performances and terrific sound, then this is the disc you are looking for. In the program booklet for this CD, it says: "The American dream has been challenged throughout history. On August 24, 1814, the British attacked Washington, DC and burned the White House. On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Most recently, on September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Throughout all these attacks, American has prevailed. The dream goes on. This album is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives so that we can be free. The dream goes on." If your customer is looking for a new CD that has all the most patriotic melodies gathered in one place, in great performances and terrific sound, then this is the disc you are looking for. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Olympic Fanfare by John Williams
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2. America, The Dream Goes On by John Williams
Performer:  Maria G. Higgins (Alto), John R. Bury (Bass)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Hero for today by Derek Floyd
Performer:  Edward Daryl Duff (Bass)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ralph Marino and Bryan Kidd 
4. Last Full Measure of Devotion by Larry Grossman
Performer:  W. Reid Williams (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1991; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This song was written in collaboration with Buz Kohan.
Arranged: Ian Fraser and Michael Davis 
5. American Salute by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
6. Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Performer:  Adam C. Tyler (Bass)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Vaclav Nelhybel 
7. God bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood
Performer:  John L. Fisher (Voice), Wayne C. Taylor (Voice)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jerry Brubaker and W. Scott Ragsdale 
8. Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
9. America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Carmen Dragon 
10. Seeds of Freedom by W. Scott Ragsdale
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: W. Scott Ragsdale 
11. The sea is my second home by Iris Hoffmann
Performer:  John R. Bury (Bass), John R. Bury (Guitar)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Sam McClung 
12. This is my country by Al Jacobs
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1940; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jerry Brubaker, Bryan Kidd and W. Scott Ragsdale
This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the songs "You're a grand old flag," "This land is your land," and "God bless America." 
13. You're a grand old flag by George M. Cohan
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jerry Brubaker, Bryan Kidd and W. Scott Ragsdale
This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the songs "This is my country," "This land is your land," and "God bless America." 
14. This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jerry Brubaker, Bryan Kidd and W. Scott Ragsdale
This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the songs "This is my country," "You're a grand old flag," and "God bless America." 
15. God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Michael B. Roberts (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jerry Brubaker, Bryan Kidd and W. Scott Ragsdale
This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the songs "This is my country," "You're a grand old flag," and "This land is your land." 
16. Servicemen on parade by Richard Hayman
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This work is a medley that incorporates the Robert Crawford song "THe U.S. Air Force," the traditional "Marine's Hymn," Francis Saltus van Boskerck's "Semper Paratus," E. L. Gruber's "Caissons go rolling along," and "Anchors aweigh" by Charles A. Zimmerman and Alfred H. Miles. 
17. The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Ralph M. Gambone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Length: 1 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 

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