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God Bless America - The Ultimate Patriotic Album


Release Date: 06/11/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 473006   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalIrving BerlinWilliam SteffeSamuel Augustus Ward,   ... 
Performer:  Marilyn HorneRobert Merrill
Conductor:  Rodney BashfordCarl DavisJerold OttleyJohn Warburton,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards BandEnglish Chamber OrchestraMormon Tabernacle Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Yankee Doodle by Traditional
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Notes: Arranged: Rogers
This selection is part of a medley titled 'Thru' the Years 1776-1969.' 
2.
God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Amazing Grace by Traditional
Conductor:  John Warburton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Celebrations Choir
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra,  London Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Over There by George M. Cohan
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley titled 'Thru' the Years 1776-1969.' 
9.
You're a grand old flag by George M. Cohan
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Lt. Col. Fred J. Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
11.
Washington Post by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
12.
March of the US Air Force by Robert M. Crawford
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
13.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
14.
The girl I left behind me by Traditional
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Ireland 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Rogers
This selection is part of a medley titled 'Thru' the Years 1776-1969.' 
15.
American Patrol by Frank W. Meacham
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16.
The caissons go rolling along by Edmund Louis Gruber
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
17.
Anchors Aweigh by Charles A. Zimmerman
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
18.
Semper Paratus by Francis S. Van Boskerck
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
19.
Marines' Hymn by Arthur Phillips
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
20.
Dixie by Daniel Emmett
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Rogers
This selection is part of a medley titled 'Thru' the Years 1776-1969.' 
21.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by Traditional
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Notes: Arranged: Rogers
This selection is part of a medley titled 'Thru' the Years 1776-1969.' 
22.
This is the Army: This is the Army, Mr Jones by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  Rodney Bashford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenadier Guards Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley titled 'Thru' the Years 1776-1969.' 
23.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
24.
Simple gifts by Joseph Brackett
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Yankee Doodle - Field Music of the US Army/Marching tune
The Star-Spangled Banner
God bless America
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Shenandoah
Amazing Grace
America The Beautiful
Simple Gifts
America (My Country 'Tis Of Thee)
Over there
You're a Grand Old Flag
The Girl I Left Behind Me
Semper Fidelis - Arr. Hewitt
Washington Post
American Patrol
The Star-Spangled Banner
The Caissons Go Rolling Along or The U.S. Field Artillery March; (1918)
Anchors aweigh (U.S. Navy March)
Semper Paratus: U. S. Coast Guard March
Wild Blue Yonder
The Marines' Hymn
The Stars and Stripes Forever

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