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Music Of The Civil War / The Americus Brass Band


Release Date: 02/02/1993 
Label:  Summit Records   Catalog #: 126   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Billy HolmesW. L. HobbsGeorge RootAnonymous,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 54 Mins. 

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This CD features re-creations of regimental brass music of the Civil War on instruments from the period. This CD features re-creations of regimental brass music of the Civil War on instruments from the period. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
When the Cruel War is Over by Billy Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2.
Americus Quick Step by W. L. Hobbs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
The Battle Cry of Freedom by George Root
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4.
Sumpter Light Guard March by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
5.
Woodman, Spare that Tree by Henry Russell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
6.
Fireman's Polka by Hosea Ripley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
7.
Dixie's Land Medley Quick Step by David L. Downing
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8.
Bonnie Eloise Quick Step by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
9.
Glory Hallelujah by W. K. Batchelder
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10.
Kazoodie Ko Whirl: Overture by David L. Downing
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11.
Fireman's Quick Step by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
12.
When Johnny Comes Marching Home by Patrick Gilmore
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This work is included in a medley entitled "Civil War Folk Song Medley." 
13.
Oh! Susanna by Stephen Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Notes: This work is included in a medley entitled "Civil War Folk Song Medley." 
14.
The Bonnie Blue Flag by Henry MacCarthy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Notes: This work is included in a medley entitled "Civil War Folk Song Medley." 
15.
Jordan am a hard road by Daniel Emmett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Notes: This work is included in a medley entitled "Civil War Folk Song Medley." 
16.
The girl I left behind me by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Ireland 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Notes: This work is included in a medley entitled "Civil War Folk Song Medley." 
17.
Le Prophète: Coronation March by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
18.
Garry Owen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Notes: This work is included in a medley entitled "Civil War Folk Song Medley." 
19.
Tenting on the old camp ground by Walter Kittredge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
20.
Guillaume Tell: Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
21.
Maritana: Scenes that are brightest by William Vincent Wallace
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
22.
Amazing grace by John Newton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Americus Brass Band
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Little Bridges Aud., Claremont College 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 

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