Name of Work, Instrumentation (Orchestral Works), Dedicatee(s)
AMERICA – ANTHEM
Note: Text by Bloch.
Medium: Unison voices and organ
Note: Birchard published versions for men’s voices in 1929 (copyright expiry: 2024), four-part mixed choirin 1929 (exp. 2024), and women’s voices in 1930. For text and piano score of anthem, see also ‘Triumphant and Onward’, Boston Evening Transcript (22 December 1928), 5.
I: 1620: The Soil – The Mayflower – The Landing of the Pilgrims
II: 1861-1865: Hours of Joy – Hours of Sorrow
III: 1926: The Present – The Future.
Date Composed/Published: 1928
Length: 1 1/2′
Publisher Expiry of Copyright: Broude 2023
Courtesy Cambridge University Press, Editors Alexander Knapp, Norman Solomon