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Celebrate America - Songs For The 4th Of July


Release Date: 06/21/2011 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001575202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  John Stafford SmithTraditionalJay UngarWoody Guthrie,   ... 
Conductor:  Eric RodgersFrederick FennellJerold D. OttleyJohn Williams,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fife & Drum of the Eastman Wind EnsembleDuelEastman Wind Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Celebrate the American spirit with rousing marches, patriotic songs and the music of the heartland.

Featuring 21 tracks of true red white and blue - these songs for the 4th of July will inspire the patriot in all of us!

Tracklist:
(1) The Star-Spangled Banner
(2) Yankee Doodle - Field Music of the US Army/Marching tune
(3) Shenandoah
(4) Ashokan Farewell
(5) 7. Doppio movimento: Variations on a Shaker Hymn
(6) This Land is Your Land
(7) 3. On the Trail
(8) I dream of Jeannie with the light brown hair
(9) 4. Hoe-Down
(10) On the Mall
(11) Barnum and Bailey's Favorite
(12) The Circus Bee
(13) The Liberty Bell
(14) 76
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(15) American Patrol
(16) American Salute
(17) America, the Beautiful
(18) She wore a yellow ribbon: U.S. Cavalry March
(19) The Ballad of the Green Berets
(20) Semper Fidelis
(21) The Stars and Stripes Forever
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Works on This Recording

1.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Eric Rodgers
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
2.
Yankee Doodle, song by Traditional
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fife & Drum of the Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1765; United States of Ame 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Conductor:  Jerold D. Ottley
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
The Civil War: Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
Conductor:  John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Conductor:  Elgar Howarth
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
7.
Barnum and Bailey's Favorite March by Karl King
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
The Circus Bee by Henry Fillmore
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
9.
The Music Man: Seventy-Six Trombones by Meredith Willson
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
10.
American Patrol by Frank W. Meacham
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11.
American Salute by Morton Gould
Conductor:  John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
12.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Conductor:  John Williams
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
13.
Ballad Of The Green Berets by Robin Moore
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Band Of The Grenadier Guards
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
14.
On the Mall by Edwin F. Goldman
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
15.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon by Anonymous
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Band Of The Grenadier Guards
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
16.
Old American Songs, Set 1: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
17.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 4, Hoe-down by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
18.
Liberty Bell by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
19.
Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Band Of The Grenadier Guards
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
20.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
21.
Grand Canyon Suite: On the Trail by Ferde Grofe
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Period: Modern 
Written: 1931; United States of Ame 
Length: 7 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Star-Spangled Banner
Yankee Doodle - Field Music of the US Army/Marching tune
Shenandoah
Ashokan Farewell
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 7. Doppio movimento: Variations on a Shaker Hymn
This Land Is Your Land
Grand Canyon Suite: 3. On The Trail
I dream of Jeannie with the light brown hair
Rodeo: Hoe-Down
On the Mall
Barnum and Bailey's Favorite
The Circus Bee
The Liberty Bell
76 Trombones - Arr. John Woodbury
American Patrol
American Salute
America, The Beautiful
She Wore A Yellow Ribbon
The Ballad Of The Green Berets
Semper Fidelis
The Stars and Stripes Forever

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Charles September 17, 2012 By Charles T. Ensign (Rohnert Park, CA) See All My Reviews "I have looked it over and it looks like a Good Cd and it is a Christmas present for my retired minister." Report Abuse
 Great American music! May 14, 2012 By Stephen Schoeman (Westfield, NJ) See All My Reviews " "Celebrate America-Songs For The 4th Of July" includes marches by "The March King" John Philip Sousa but there are other march gems by other great American march composers.
And music by one of America's great arrangers and composers Ferde Grofe most well known for his "Grand Canyon Suite".
Having played the clarinet in school and community bands, I can attest to the genius of march composers Karl L. King, Henry Filmore, Frank R. Meacham, and Edwin Franco Goldman
whose most famous marches are included in this CD.
Hearing these marches is like being with old friends. They are from a different time in the
United States, one in which there was a greater sense of innocence and a clearer
optimism. Both these qualities scream out at you in these marches.
This wonderful CD is also wonderful because the music is so patriotic and stirring.
It makes you want to salute the American flag which graces the cover of the CD jacket!

Dr. Stephen Schoeman"
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