Let Freedom Sing

A fireworks display highlights a recent Music in Plymouth event.Elliot deBruyn/MPR

Let Freedom Sing


June 28, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day with our holiday special Let Freedom Sing, featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra. Julie Amacher hosts this venerable musical institution as they guide us through the canon of American patriotic music. Selections include John Williams' "Hymn to the Fallen," Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land," "America the Beautiful," "Yankee Doodle Dandy," and "Shenandoah."

Program playlist

America the Beautiful (Samuel A. Ward, arr. Mack Wilberg)

Star Spangled Banner (John Stafford Smith, arr. Robert Russell Bennett)

This Land is Your Land (Woody Guthrie, arr. Percy Faith & Michael Davis)

Shenandoah (trad., arr. Mack Wilberg)

Hymn to the Fallen (John Williams)

Call of the Champions (John Williams)

Hymn for America (Stephen Paulus)

Goin' Home (Antonin Dvorak, arr. Jay Welch)

Road Not Taken (Randall Thompson)

George M. Cohan Medley (arr. Floyd E. Werle)

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Give My Regards to Broadway

You're a Grand Old Flag

My Country, 'Tis of Thee (Samuel F. Smith)

Seventy-six Trombones (Meredith Wilson, arr. Arthur Harris)

God Bless America (Irving Berlin, arr. Roy Ringwald)

Flag of the Free (Medley, arr. Michael Davis)

Columbia the Gem of the Ocean (Thomas A. Becket, Sr.)

Stars and Stripes Forever (John Philip Sousa)