The Spirit of America, arranged for the late-intermediate to early-advanced pianist, features five patriotic songs of faith, hope and courage. Sharon Aaronson has arranged each of these American treasures in a way that brings out their inherent musical quality while showcasing the skills of the performer. Included are "Amazing Grace," "America," "America, the Beautiful," "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "The Star-Spangled Banner." These arrangements will be a welcomed addition to any recital or inspirational gathering. "America" and "The Star-Spangled Banner" are Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selections. A Federation Festivals 2020-2024 selection.
|Amazing Grace||Virginia Harmony (contributor)|
|America||Henry Carey (composer); Smith (lyricist)|
|America, the Beautiful||Katherine L. Bates (lyricist); Samuel Ward (contributor)|
|Battle Hymn of the Republic||Howe (lyricist); William Steffe (contributor)|
|The Star-Spangled Banner||John Stafford Smith (contributor); Key (lyricist)|
|Arranged by:||Sharon Aaronson|