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Lincoln Portrait
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Lincoln Portrait

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

Price: $115.00

Catalog #48006215

UPC code: 073999280210

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Lincoln Portrait was commissioned by Andre Kostelanetz for the Cincinnati Symphony 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 narration drawn from Lincoln's own words. This transcription by Walter Beeler has 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 with permission from the Mark Records CD: Northshore Concert Band “Live at the 2001 Midwest Clinic”; John Lynch, conductor; Dr. William Warfield, narrator

(Score Only – 48006216/$15.50)

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