A Patriotic Salute ("Yankee Doodle Boy" / "You're a Grand Old Flag") - Arr. Sally K. Albrecht / arr. John O'Reilly
Strike up your band with this wonderful arrangement of two of George M. Cohan's most popular hits, "The Yankee Doodle Boy" and "You're a Grand Old Flag." A Patriotic Salute is the result of a joint effort by top composers John O'Reilly and Sally Albrecht, and may be performed with chorus (SAB or 2-part) or with band alone. Either way, your audience will leave singing these familiar tunes for hours!Estimated delivery 3-5 days
From the opening fanfare, "American Patriot Salute" is an emotionally powerful, but easily playable, patriotic overture for your young musicians. In this skillful arrangement of "America" and "Yankee Doodle, " bold statements contrast with flowing melodic lines, providing a rich musical experience for your band. Dedicated to the men and women serving in our Armed Forces, "American Patriot Salute" provides a fitting patriotic tribute for your next concert.
Patriotic melodies such as America the Beautiful, Yankee Doodle, You're a Grand Old Flag and more are artfully intertwined in this exciting new opener by James L. Hosay. It's an outstanding addition to Grade 1 literature that will work in almost any concert situation. If your school does an occasional school-wide flag salute assembly, it would be great exposure for your band to open the ceremony with this creative arrangement. (Grade 1-1/2)Estimated delivery 10-12 days