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Stars & Stripes - Canadian Brass Salute America

Canadian Brass
Release Date: 05/18/2010 
Label:  Opening Day   Catalog #: 7382   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Philip SousaTraditionalSamuel Augustus WardGeorge M. Cohan,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Here are 16 over-the-top tracks, featuring replica drums from the Colonial and Civil War eras, all toasting America. The drums were custom-made in Vermont, and you hear them to best advantage in 'Drums of Liberty,' a salute to the drummers on the battlefield over the centuries.... The themes all get impressive, imaginative treatment with their dashing fanfares and imaginative touches. The flat-footed 'My Country, ’Tis of Thee' gets a burst of panache from a few bars of Aaron Copland’s 'Fanfare for the Common Man.' 3½ out of 4" -- The Buffalo News "Here are 16 over-the-top tracks, featuring replica drums from the Colonial and Civil War eras, all toasting America. The drums were custom-made in Vermont, and you hear them to best advantage in 'Drums of Liberty,' a salute to the drummers on the battlefield over the centuries.... The themes all get impressive, imaginative treatment with their dashing fanfares and imaginative touches. The flat-footed 'My Country, ’Tis of Thee' gets a burst of panache from a few bars of Aaron Copland’s 'Fanfare for the Common Man.' 3½ out of 4" -- The Buffalo News Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
2. Military Might by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
3. America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
4. Over There by George M. Cohan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
5. You're a grand old flag by George M. Cohan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
6. Battle Hymn of the Republic by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
7. When Johnny comes marching home by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Written: USA 
8. Dixie by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
9. Hail, Columbia by Philip Phile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; USA 
10. The Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
11. America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
12. Chester by William Billings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770/1778; USA 
13. O Canada! by Calixa Lavallée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Canada 
14. Shenandoah by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Written: USA 
15. National Emblem by Edwin Eugene Bagley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
16. Drums of Liberty by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Notes: Arranged by Robin Engelman.  

Featured Sound Samples

A George M. Cohan Salute (Cohan)
Shenandoah (Traditional)

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