An American Salute: Spirit of the Nation ()

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An American Salute: Spirit of the Nation - Various Artists
Track Listing
  1. American Salute, for orchestra
  2. Hoe Down
  3. Hail To the Spirit of Liberty, march for band
  4. Pan-Americana, morceau characteristique for orchestra
  5. Camptown Races
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  1. American Salute, for orchestra
  2. Hoe Down
  3. Hail To the Spirit of Liberty, march for band
  4. Pan-Americana, morceau characteristique for orchestra
  5. Camptown Races
  6. Sunrise
  7. Liberty Fanfare, for orchestra
  8. Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Qua
  9. Variations on "America," for organ, S. 140 (K. 3D5)
  10. American Ballads, for orchestra
  11. Battle Hymn of the Republic
  12. The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band
  13. The Star-Spangled Banner (National Anthem, USA), for orchestra & voice/chor
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American Salute: Spirit of the Nation is a tasteful collection of orchestral pieces devoted to the history and vitality of the United States. Performed by a series of orchestras, highlights include Aaron Copland's sweeping "Hoe Down," "Battle Hymn of the Republic," and Ferde Grofé's "Grand Canyon Suite 'Sunrise'," during which the anticipation of the sun hitting the lip of the canyon is palpable. The introspective moments of "Variations on 'America'" and Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings" are also a nice touch, as they ...

An American Salute: Spirit of the Nation 2002, Naxos

UPC: 636943914724

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