Grade 2

Duration: 5:56

This show features melodies and music styles popular with soldiers in the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World Wars I and II.  We open with a big fanfare which segues into “Revolution”, an up-tempo opener featuring variations on “Yankee Doodle” and a woodwind feature on “Chester”. This is followed by “Aura Lee”, a beautiful ballad from the Civil War that was popular with soldier of both the Blue and the Gray. The finale is a medley beginning with “Over There” from WWI. This transitions into “Reveille Boogie”, a big band swing in the style popular with soldier of WWII. Next we hear a percussion feature on “American Patrol” follow by “My Country Finale” bringing our tribute to an exciting patriotic conclusion.