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God Bless America

June 16th, 2009 Comments off

An exciting rendition of the American patriotic song by Irving Berlin. Full orchestra with a patriotic marching flavor, led in by gospel piano. Two verses, with the second modulating up a half step. Perfect for Labor Day, July 4th, Memorial Day, etc.

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America the Beautiful

June 16th, 2009 Comments off

A dramatic orchestral rendition of the USA’s most thoughtful and beautiful patriotic song, alternately somber, strong, and full of national pride. Easy arrangement to sing along with. Includes two verses, with the usual stretching of the last phrase at the very end.A dramatic orchestral rendition of the USA’s most thoughtful and beautiful patriotic song, alternately somber, strong, and full of national pride. Easy arrangement to sing along with. Includes two verses, with the usual stretching of the last phrase at the very end.

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The Star-Spangled Banner

June 16th, 2009 Comments off

A stirring arrangement of the USA’s national anthem. Natural slowing at the end gives a singer room to show their stuff. Full orchestra captures the drama of the words, with strings and harp in the quieter sections, adding horns and winds as it builds energy, and climaxing with trumpets and marching drums.

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Messiah: There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field (Handel)

April 21st, 2009 Comments off

This soprano recitative comprises movements 14 and 15 of Handel’s Messiah. It tells of the angel of God appearing to the shepherds. Very slow and rubato, with timings carefully matched to the London Philharmonic Orchestra recording.

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Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (Alleluia!)

April 21st, 2009 Comments off

Messiah: The People That Walked in Darkness (Handel)

March 23rd, 2009 Comments off

Movement 11 from Handel’s Messiah is an aria for bass. The creepy chromatic melody is played unison by the orchestra and soloist, giving an unusual, dark character to the text. Tempos are similar to the London Symphony Orchestra recording.

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Messiah: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Handel)

March 23rd, 2009 Comments off

This long, slow, beautiful soprano aria begins the Third Part of Handel’s Messiah. Very smooth and legato, this is a common solo for Easter. Tempos and direction are inspired by the well-known London Symphony Orchestra recordings. This is movement 45 of the Messiah.

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Messiah: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion (Handel)

March 23rd, 2009 Comments off

The ninth movement in Handel’s Messiah begins with an alto aria, and ends with a triumphant SATB chorus. Together, they create a massive and grand piece of music. Smooth and flowing, this interpretation is inspired by the well-known London Symphony Orchestra recordings.

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My Country Tis of Thee

March 2nd, 2009 Comments off

Small orchestra arrangement of the popular traditional patriotic hymn. This backing track is the perfect accompaniment for July 4th, camps, Memorial Day and other patriotic moments. All four verses. Guide vocal recorded in D Major for alto voice.

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Ode to Joy (Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee)

February 4th, 2009 Comments off

A grand orchestral arrangement of the Ode to Joy, the famous melody from the finale of Beethoven’s 9th symphony. Begins intimately, with guitar and solo cello, and quickly opens to full orchestra. Makes a perfect congregational worship song for themes of happiness and thanksgiving.

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