Hail to the Chief

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/11/2005
  • Label: Altissimo Records
  • UPC: 754422558020
  • Catalog Number: 225580
  • Sales rank: 205,974

Album Credits

Performance Credits
United States Marine Band Primary Artist, Band
Dwight D. Eisenhower Spoken Word
John F. Kennedy Spoken Word
Ronald Reagan Spoken Word
Franklin D. Roosevelt Spoken Word
Harry S Truman Spoken Word
Technical Credits
Johannes Brahms Composer
John Knowles Paine Composer
John Philip Sousa Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Composer
Scott Joplin Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
John Falzone Mastering
David Sellers Liner Notes
John Stafford Smith Composer
Claude Smith Arranger
Jim Falzone Mastering
Bill Farrar Art Direction
Francis Scott Key Composer
James Sanderson Composer
Septimus Winner Composer
John Dykes Composer
Traditional Composer
Al McCree Executive Producer
Eric Leidzen Arranger
Thomas Mangelsen Cover Image
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Hail To The Thief

    A promising effort, but the usual slip-shod Altissimo! package again. The US Marine Band plays a lot of interesting ceremonial music in DC. Unfortunately on this recording all we get are assorted recordings from different time periods assembled from the bands library. We don't know when these were made or who directed the band! This means there is not a consistent sound quality throughout. This can be distracting to the listener. Altissimo! never records any original material from our US Service bands. They just use music in-the-can to cobble together CDs to sell to the public. Liner notes are an improvement over the past, and at least the CD is feature length at over 60 mins.for a change. Ronald Reagan during one of his more lucid moments is pretty good talking about the band's history. He did well with a script always in front of him!

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