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The United States Army Strings

> Take Five (arr. for chamber ensemble) - Take Five (arr. for chamber ensemble)
> Ashokan Farewell - Ashokan Farewell
> Eleanor Rigby (arr. for chamber ensemble) - Eleanor Rigby (arr. for chamber ensemble)
> Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57 (arr. for chamber ensemble) - Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: III. The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (arr. for chamber ensemble)
> Oblivion - Oblivion
> New York, New York (arr. for chamber ensemble) - New York, New York (arr. for chamber ensemble)
> Gypsy (arr. for chamber ensemble) - Gypsy: Everything's coming up roses (arr. for chamber ensemble)
> Milonga del Angel - Milonga del Angel
> The Sound of Music (arr. for chamber ensemble) - The Sound of Music: My Favorite Things (arr. for chamber ensemble)
> Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 (arr. for string ensemble) - Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 (arr. for string ensemble)
> British Grenadiers - British Grenadiers
> Alfred: Rule Britannia - Alfred: Rule Britannia
> Bedouin Medley - Bedouin Medley
> Arirang - Arirang
> Garry Owen - Garry Owen
> Rocky Top - Rocky Top
> La Cumparsita - La cumparsita
> Orange Blossom Special - Orange Blossom Special
> God Bless America - God Bless America
> The Army Goes Rolling Along, "The Army Song" - The Army Goes Rolling Along, "The Army Song"

Album Summary

>Desmond, Paul : Take Five
>Ungar, Jay : Ashokan Farewell
>Lennon, John : Eleanor Rigby
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Piazzolla, Astor : Enrico IV
>Kander, John : New York, New York (theme for the film New York New York)
>Styne, Jule : Gypsy
>Piazzolla, Astor : Milonga del Angel
>Rodgers, Richard : The Sound of Music
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Anonymous, English : The British Grenadiers
>Arne, Thomas A. : Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
>Traditional : Bedouin Medley
>Traditional, Korean : Arirang
>Traditional, American : Garryowen, for chorus & band (1st Cavalry) (after a traditional Irish melody)
>Bryant, Boudleaux : Rocky Top, song
>Rodriguez, Matos : La Cumparsita, for tango orchestra
>Rouse, Ervin T. : The Orange Blossom Special, fiddle piece
>Berlin, Irving : God Bless America
>Gruber, Edmund L. : The Caissons Go Rolling Along, official song of the United States Army
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Notes & Reviews:

Whether performing as The U.S. Army Strolling Strings or combined with the U.S. Army Band, the U.S. Army Strings is a favorite of America's leadership. The tracks on this album, ranging from jazz to pop to classical, are sure to please anyone's taste. Tracks on this album include: "Take Five," "Ashokan Farewell," "Elanore Rigby," "Flight of the Bumblebee," "Oblivion," "New York, New York," "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Milonga del Angel," "My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music, Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings," "British Grenadiers," "Rule Britannia," "Bedouin Medley," "Arirang," "Garry Owen," "Rocky Top," "La Cumparsita," "Orange Blossom Special," "God Bless America," and "The Army Song."

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007).



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Works Details

>Desmond, Paul : Take Five
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Ungar, Jay : Ashokan Farewell
  • Performer: Marlisa Woods (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Lennon, John : Eleanor Rigby
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1966

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Performer: Laura Knutson (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Piazzolla, Astor : Enrico IV
  • Performer: Manuel Bobenrieth (Accordion)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1982

>Kander, John : New York, New York (theme for the film New York New York)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1977

>Styne, Jule : Gypsy :: Everything's Coming Up Roses
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Piazzolla, Astor : Milonga del Angel
  • Performer: Manuel Bobenrieth (Accordion)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1965

>Rodgers, Richard : The Sound of Music
  • Performer: Emily Leader (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Anonymous, English : The British Grenadiers
  • Performers: Nathan Sommers; K.C. Armstrong (Tenor); Michael Ford (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: by 1800

>Arne, Thomas A. : Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
  • Performers: Nathan Sommers; K.C. Armstrong (Tenor); Michael Ford (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1740

>Traditional : Bedouin Medley
  • Performer: Julie Sodee (Percussion)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.

>Traditional, Korean : Arirang
  • Performer: Myung Yoon
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.

>Traditional, American : Garryowen, for chorus & band (1st Cavalry) (after a traditional Irish melody)
  • Performer: Erin Sammon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.

>Bryant, Boudleaux : Rocky Top, song
  • Performers: Nathan Sommers; K.C. Armstrong (Tenor); Michael Ford (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Rodriguez, Matos : La Cumparsita, for tango orchestra
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1917

>Rouse, Ervin T. : The Orange Blossom Special, fiddle piece
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Berlin, Irving : God Bless America
  • Performer: Alvy Powell (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Gruber, Edmund L. : The Caissons Go Rolling Along, official song of the United States Army
  • Conductor: Jim Keene
  • Notes: Bias Recording Studios, Springfield, VA (03/05/2007-03/07/2007)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1908