American Song - Concert Band

Catalog: 48007004

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Description

Windependence - Artist Level (Grade 5.) An American Song is a collage that portrays the motto "E Pluribus Unum" by combining several dozen American tunes into a single whole. Fragments of hymns, spirituals, show tunes, jazz standards, country and western ballads, folk songs, and classical compositions are set into the collage like thin, translucent glazes, producing a musical surface that evokes the greatness and the struggle inherent in the American identity, at times clearly and at times dimly, through a haze of memory and association.

Instrumentation excludes saxophones, euphoniums, and percussion.

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Composer/Author: Fletcher, Alan
Catalog Number: 48007004

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