This Is My Country

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
This Is My Country contains 18 patriotic songs -- "America the Beautiful," "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Strike Up the Band," "The Stars and Stripes Forever," "The Star Spangled Banner," "God Bless America" -- as performed by various orchestras, including the Boston Pops and the St. Louis Symphony.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
This Is My Country contains 18 patriotic songs -- "America the Beautiful," "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Strike Up the Band," "The Stars and Stripes Forever," "The Star Spangled Banner," "God Bless America" -- as performed by various orchestras, including the Boston Pops and the St. Louis Symphony.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/13/1993
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 090266154524
  • Catalog Number: 61545
  • Sales rank: 16,376

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3 - Philadelphia Orchestra (3:27)
  2. 2 On the Trail - Boston Pops Orchestra (7:29)
  3. 3 America the Beautiful (original title "Materna") (3:47)
  4. 4 The Battle Hymn of the Republic ("Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory," words by - Robert Shaw (5:24)
  5. 5 Shenandoah, folk song - Boston Pops Orchestra (3:52)
  6. 6 America, for chorus & orchestra ("My Country 'Tis of Thee") - Robert Shaw Chorale (4:22)
  7. 7 Variations on "America", arrangement for orchestra or band (after Charl - Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (6:35)
  8. 8 Hoedown - Boston Pops Orchestra (3:13)
  9. 9 St. Louis Blues, song - Boston Pops Orchestra (2:53)
  10. 10 Yankee Doodle, song - Boston Pops Orchestra (2:30)
  11. 11 Dixie ("I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land"), song - Boston Pops Orchestra (0:46)
  12. 12 Strike Up the Band, song (from Strike Up The Band; both versions) - Boston Pops Orchestra (2:44)
  13. 13 American Salute, for orchestra - Boston Pops Orchestra (4:08)
  14. 14 George M Cohan Medley - Boston Pops Orchestra (7:58)
  15. 15 Semper Fidelis, march for band - Boston Pops Orchestra (2:33)
  16. 16 The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band - Boston Pops Orchestra (3:23)
  17. 17 The Star-Spangled Banner (National Anthem, USA), for orchestra & voice/chor - Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (1:19)
  18. 18 God Bless America, song - Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Colleg (2:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leontyne Price Soprano (Vocal)
Arthur Fiedler Conductor
Marilyn Horne Soprano (Vocal), Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal), Track Performer
National Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Eugene Ormandy Conductor
Leonard Slatkin Conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Charles Gerhardt Conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Philadelphia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Robert Shaw Chorale Choir, Chorus
Robert Shaw Conductor, Track Performer
Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Collegiate Chorus Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Richard Hayman Arranger
Robert Russell Bennett Arranger
Ira Gershwin Composer
Steve Vining Producer
Joe Lopes Remastering
J.J. Stelmach Art Direction
Al Hirschfeld Illustrations, Cover Illustration
Peter Bodge Arranger
Michael K. Sheehan Liner Notes
William Steffe Composer
Ferde Grofé Composer
Gould Arranger
Julia Ward Howe Composer
James Conlon Artwork
Anthony Gould Arranger
Joseph J. Stelmach Artwork
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