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America The Beautiful and Battle Hymn of the Republic for String Quartet or String Orchestra

By Yoel Epstein

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String Quartet, String Orchestra
Arranged by Yoel Epstein. Christian, General Instructional, Fourth of July, Patriotic, Americana. Score, Set of Parts. 9 pages. Published by Yoel Epstein (S0.69719).

Item Number: S0.69719

Back to School 2015! And time to tune up those strings for the Opening Assembly!

Here are two of the most beautiful and important patriotic songs in the American repertoire:

America The Beautiful (music by Samuel A. Ward, lyrics by Katharine Lee Bates), was first published on the Fourth of July 1882. This beautiful song was at one time considered as a candidate to replace our current anthem.

Battle Hymn of the Republic, lyrics by Julia Ward Howe, to a traditional folk hymn, was written in 1861, in the heat of the Civil War.If you enjoy this arrangement, you are welcome to try some of my other arrangements. You can see them by clicking here ), I have also arranged three songs from the Holocaust, which I arranged and distribute for free on IMSLP. You can find them at If you need arrangements of any of these songs for special combinations of instruments, feel free to contact 
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