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Folk Treasures of America / Bands and Choruses of the US Military

Album Summary

>Newton, John : Amazing Grace
>Traditional, American : Shenandoah, folk song
>Smith, Samuel F. : America, for chorus & orchestra ("My Country 'Tis of Thee")
>Smith, John Stafford : The Star-spangled Banner
>Granofsky, Charles : American Hoe Down Medley, for band
>Traditional, American : Sourwood Mountain
>Foster, Stephen : Beautiful dreamer
>Foster, Stephen : Oh! Susanna
>Foster, Stephen : Camptown races
>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
>Werle, Floyd : Civil War Medley, traditional war song arrangements for voice, chorus & band
>Traditional, American : Long Time Ago
>Steffe, William : Battle Hymn of the Republic
>Traditional Spiritual : Wade in the Water
>Joplin, Scott : Maple Leaf Rag
>Traditional, Christmas : Go Tell It on the Mountain, Christmas song (American)
>Traditional, American : Old Joe Clark, folk song
>Werle, Floyd : Cohan's Big Three, medley for chorus & band (or orchestra)
>Berlin, Irving : God Bless America
>Davis, Michael : Celebrating America Medley, for chorus & band
>Traditional, American : When the Saints Go Marching In
>Carmichael, Hoagy : Georgia On My Mind
>Guthrie, Woody : This Land Is Your Land
>Davis, Michael : American Folk Medley, for band
>Bryant, Boudleaux : Rocky Top, song
>Goodman, Steve : City of New Orleans
>Greenwood, Lee : God Bless the U.S.A.
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Notes & Reviews:

Altissimo presents this great collection of traditional folk songs we all grew up singing. This album contains songs spanning two centuries, from early 1800's to today. Important times and themes in American history are represented through the music. Sing-a-long and enjoy these songs that shaped America!



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Works Details

>Newton, John : Amazing Grace
  • Conductor: Joseph Galena
  • Notes: Composition written: 1779.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1779

>Traditional, American : Shenandoah, folk song
  • Conductor: Cristina Urrutia
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 18th Century

>Smith, Samuel F. : America, for chorus & orchestra ("My Country 'Tis of Thee")
  • Conductor: Finley Hamilton
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Smith, John Stafford : The Star-spangled Banner
  • Conductor: Alan Bonner
  • Running Time: 1 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1799

>Granofsky, Charles : American Hoe Down Medley, for band
  • Conductor: Alan Sierichs
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Traditional, American : Sourwood Mountain
  • Conductor: Cristina Urrutia
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.

>Foster, Stephen : Beautiful dreamer
  • Conductor: Dwayne Milburn
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1862

>Foster, Stephen : Oh! Susanna
  • Conductor: John Clanton
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1847

>Foster, Stephen : Camptown races
  • Conductor: John Clanton
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1850

>Copland, Aaron : Old American Songs, Set 1
  • Conductor: Finley Hamilton
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1950

>Werle, Floyd : Civil War Medley, traditional war song arrangements for voice, chorus & band
  • Performer: Ben Morris (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Traditional, American : Long Time Ago
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.

>Steffe, William : Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • Conductor: Keith Hinton
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1862

>Traditional Spiritual : Wade in the Water
  • Conductor: Cristina Urrutia
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Joplin, Scott : Maple Leaf Rag
  • Performer: Timothy Young (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1899

>Traditional, Christmas : Go Tell It on the Mountain, Christmas song (American)
  • Conductor: Dennis Leyendecker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1900

>Traditional, American : Old Joe Clark, folk song
  • Conductor: Chad Steffey
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.

>Werle, Floyd : Cohan's Big Three, medley for chorus & band (or orchestra)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Berlin, Irving : God Bless America
  • Conductor: A. Waite
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Davis, Michael : Celebrating America Medley, for chorus & band
  • Conductor: Lt. Bankhea
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, American : When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Conductor: Larry Lang
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1900

>Carmichael, Hoagy : Georgia On My Mind
  • Performer: Ken Trimmins (Voice)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Guthrie, Woody : This Land Is Your Land
  • Conductor: Lowell Graham
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Davis, Michael : American Folk Medley, for band
  • Conductor: Steve Grimo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Bryant, Boudleaux : Rocky Top, song
  • Conductor: Robert Sullivan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Goodman, Steve : City of New Orleans
  • Conductor: Robert Sullivan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Greenwood, Lee : God Bless the U.S.A.
  • Conductor: Ralph Gambone
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary