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America the Beautiful: A Collection of Patriotic Songs


Release Date: 06/04/2013 
Label:  Altissimo   Catalog #: 72152   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Stafford SmithLaurie HochmanSamuel Augustus WardMorton Gould,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force BandUnited States Air Force Singing SergeantsUnited States Navy Band,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Celebrate our great country with this timeless collection of popular American patriotic songs. America the Beautiful features fantastic songs that represent America and its citizens’ love of country. Songs like “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” and “God Bless the USA” bring back memories of Fourth of July celebrations. Each piece is performed with a powerful and glorious musical expression from the men and women who serve our nation in uniform throughout the world and who are committed, more than ever, to freedom. Celebrate our great country with this timeless collection of popular American patriotic songs. America the Beautiful features fantastic songs that represent America and its citizens’ love of country. Songs like “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” and “God Bless the USA” bring back memories of Fourth of July celebrations. Each piece is performed with a powerful and glorious musical expression from the men and women who serve our nation in uniform throughout the world and who are committed, more than ever, to freedom. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band,  United States Air Force Singing Sergeants
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
2.
The Pledge of Allegiance by Laurie Hochman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band,  United States Air Force Singing Sergeants
3.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band,  United States Navy Sea Chanters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
4.
American Salute by Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
5.
National Emblem by Edwin Eugene Bagley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  "President's Own" United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
6.
You're a grand old flag by George M. Cohan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
7.
Hail to the Spirit of Liberty by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Coast Guard Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; USA 
8.
God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Field Band Soldiers' Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
9.
America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
10.
This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band,  United States Air Force Singing Sergeants
Period: 20th Century 
11.
From Sea to Shining Sea Medley by Various
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Band,  United States Air Force Singing Sergeants
12.
Garry Owen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Air Force Heritage of America Band
Written: Ireland 
13.
Fanfare for Freedom by Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Coast Guard Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
14.
God of our fathers by George William Warren
Orchestra/Ensemble:  "President's Own" United States Marine Band
Period: Romantic 
15.
God bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Continental Army Band
16.
Armed Forces Medley by Thomas Knox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  "President's Own" United States Marine Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
17.
Liberty Bell by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Coast Guard Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
18.
Americans We by Henry Fillmore
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
19.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Navy Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
20.
Star-Spangled Spectacular by George M. Cohan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Band

Featured Sound Samples

The Star-Spangled Banner
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Star Spangled Spectacular

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Outstanding July 26, 2016 By Wayne H. (McAlester, OK) See All My Reviews "The bands and choruses of America's armed forces are staffed with top-notch musicians, and this well-selected and expertly played program of patriotic music now ranks at the top of my recommendations, in an even tie with the Robert Shaw Chorale's equally outstanding program. If you want music to put you in a patriotic mood, play one or the other and you will be well satisfied. First-rate sound as well." Report Abuse
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