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Patriotic Theme for Community Choir

Would anyone be willing to send me a list of your concert pieces for a patriotic theme?  This is for a community choir who can sing moderately difficult pieces, not advanced, some a cappella, but mostly piano accompaniment. 
on September 9, 2013 9:47am
Hartenshield Music
music (at)
on September 9, 2013 11:33am
There She Stands - Michael W. Smith - AMAZING!
on September 9, 2013 8:36pm
Here's my arrangement of America, the Beautiful: and a performance of the arrangement:
I've also compiled a patiotic program for solo voice and minus tracks that I'd love the chance to arrange for SATB in whole or part:
Good luck!
on September 10, 2013 1:57pm
I recommend to you a beautiful setting of "We the People" by Ann Diers. Shawnee Press 
35027543. SATB. Hal Leonard. I have used it with a church choir and will use it again this year for an 80 voice choir on Cape Cod.
Ruth McKendree Treen
Harwich Port, MA
on September 11, 2013 3:43am
Thank you all for your suggestions.  What I am really asking is for someone to share your program list for a patriotic concert.  I have had numerous patriotic concerts but I'd like to see someone else's ideas for a full program.  Your input is greatly appreciated.
on September 12, 2013 11:38pm
Here are my suggestions:
Randall Thompson's Testament of Freedom
Howard Hanson's Song of Democracy
Good Luck,
on September 14, 2013 5:41am
on September 14, 2013 6:42am
America, the Beautiful .............arr. Carmen Dragon  (band and chorus)
Ballad for by Earl Robinson  piano/chorus   currently out of print
America (My country, 'tis of thee)...........arr. Robert Edgerton  (Shawnee  A-1943)    chorus unaccompanied
Dixieland Jamboree .............arr. Kirby Shaw    (Hal Leonard  08656791)   chorus, piano (opt combo)
This is my country........arr. Ringwald  (shawnee/Hal Leonard  A 0550)   chorus, piano or band
Give me your tired, your poor.........arr. Ringwald   (Shawnee/ Hal Leonard   HL 35007713)    chorus/piano
Battle Hymn of Republic.........arr. Wilhousky   (Carl Fischer   CM 4743)  chorus and piano  or band or orch
Battle Hymn of Republic.........arr. Ringwald   (Shawnee)    
God Bless America........arr. Ringwald    (Shawnee  LB 0073 )   chorus, piano or orch or band
also consider spirituals  and   settings of folksongs   (Shenandoah.....arr. Erb,   etc.)
happy to help, but all of this is easily 'discoverable' with a perusal of publishers' catalogues.......
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