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Lincoln Portrait

Lincoln Portrait
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Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Copland, Aaron
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes Inc
Arranger Beeler, Walter

Price: $115.00

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Catalog #48006215

UPC code: 073999280210

Lincoln Portrait was commissioned by Andre Kostelanetz for the Cincinnati Symp hony Orchestra in 1942. A stirring tribute to an eminent American, it includes fragments of songs from the Civil War era, sweeping original themes, and a na rration drawn from Lincoln's own words. This transcription by Walter Beeler ha s become a staple in the repertoire for wind bands, and provides an impressive way to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth. Audio used wi th permission from the Mark Records CD: Northshore Concert Band Live at the 20 01 Midwest Clinic; John Lynch, conductor; Dr. William Warfield, narrator (Scor e Only - 48006216/$15.50)

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