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American Anthem

(from The War)

By Gene Scheer

Choral (SATB Choir)
(from The War). Composed by Gene Scheer. Arranged by John Purifoy. Choral. Concert, Festival, Inspirational, Patriotic. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8748672).

Item Number: HL.8748672

6.75x10.5 inches.

Ken Burns' powerful PBS Series The War, featured this contemporary song by Gene Scheer, beautifully performed by Norah Jones. The lyrics speak to the sacrifice, selflessness and bravery of the men and women who fought on the front lines and the home front during World War II. This setting is accessible to most choral groups and will be a wonderful tribute to those we seek to honor. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:35.

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  • 4

    Martha Lumley
    meadville. pa
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • November 11, 2008 for any real patriot

    Two men from my choir bought this for us to sing. They were taken with the text, especially. Before we got to sing it this past Sunday, one of the men passed away. We had the difficult honor of singing it at his funeral as well. I'm sur he...

    heard it from a better home. It's a great piece. Martha Lumley

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