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American Anthem - Songs And Hymns / Denyce Graves, Et Al


Release Date: 11/06/2001 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 63888   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Aaron CoplandGene ScheerSamuel Augustus WardTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  David PerryJoyce HammannOlivia KoppellJesse Levy,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Tilson ThomasArthur FiedlerRobert ShawRichard Kapp,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony OrchestraBoston PopsRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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This selection contains both DDD and ADD recordings.
Net proceeds from the sale of this album will go to the American Red Cross.
This selection contains both DDD and ADD recordings.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2.
American Anthem by Gene Scheer
Performer:  David Perry (Guitar), Joyce Hammann (Violin), Olivia Koppell (Viola),
Jesse Levy (Cello), Robert Chausow (Violin), Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Floyd 
3.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Jesse Levy (Cello), Olivia Koppell (Viola), Joyce Hammann (Violin),
Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano), Robert Chausow (Violin), David Perry (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Floyd and David Perry 
4.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Hayman 
5.
America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Bennett 
6.
God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Raymond Murcell (Baritone), Florence Kopleff (Alto)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Bennett 
7.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Performer:  Thomas Pyle (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Bennett 
8.
Variations on a Shaker Melody by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
9.
He's got the whole world in His hands by Traditional
Performer:  Franz Rupp (Piano), Marian Anderson (Alto)
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Forrest 
10.
Alleluia by Randall Thompson
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Sacra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Amazing Grace by Traditional
Performer:  Irma Vallecillo (Piano), Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Stoltzman 
12.
(The) Lord's Prayer by Albert Hay Malotte
Performer:  David Perry (Guitar), Olivia Koppell (Viola), Joyce Hammann (Violin),
Robert Chausow (Violin), Jesse Levy (Cello), Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Floyd 
13.
From a Distance by Julie Gold
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Vincent Fanuele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Galway Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1987; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bichel 
14.
Lift Every Voice and Sing by John Rosamond Johnson
Conductor:  Keith Lockhart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tanglewood Festival Chorus,  Boston Pops,  Boston Gay Men's Chorus  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Floyd 
15.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Keith Lockhart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tanglewood Festival Chorus,  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Russell Bennett. 

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