An Americana Songbook by Douglas E. Wagner. For SATB choir, piano (Concert band). Concert. Octavo. Published by Heritage Music Press (LO.15-2492H).
This richly scored tapestry of instantly recognizable American folk songs is set in overture style, with the tunes featured both separately and together in clever counterpoint. A wide range of emotions and styles can be found throughout, from a rollicking rendition of "Cindy" to a gorgeous setting of "Shenandoah." The Concert Band accompaniment is easily playable by middle school, high school, or community ensembles.