American Fanfare On Demand


Rousing patriotic anthems and stirring inspirational choral works celebrate Independence Day. The Lakewood Ranch Wind Ensemble joins Choral Artists for the first time, performing Sousa marches to complement the program. Musical fireworks abound in this annual salute to America!


Lakewood Ranch Wind Ensemble

National Anthem – Francis Scott Key
Bennett’s Triumphal March – Melvin H. Ribble
American Overture for Band – Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
Hands Across the Sea – John Philip Sousa
Americans We – Henry Fillmore
On the Mall – Edwin Franko Goldman
American Patrol – Frank W. Meacham

Choral Artists of Sarasota

An American Celebration – arr. Brent Adams
This is a Great County – Irving Berlin
This is My Country – Al Jacobs and Don Raye
You’re a Grand Old Flag – George M. Cohan
Lift Every Voice for Freedom – arr. Moses Hogan
My Country, ‘Tis of Thee – Samuel Francis Smith and Thesaurus Musicus
Lift Every Voice and Sing – James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
If I Can Help Somebody – Alma Bazel Androzzo
Take Care of This House – Leonard Bernstein
Ballad for Americans – John LaTouche and Earl Robinson

Lakewood Ranch Wind Ensemble and Choral Artists

Armed Forces Salute – arr. Bob Lowden
Battle Hymn of the Republic – Julia Ward Howe, arr. Peter Wilhousky
God Bless America – Irving Berlin