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Salute in Song

A U.S. war veteran took part in a memorial ceremony before the start of a Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2014. Veterans Day honors all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.Jewel Samad |AFP | Getty Images 2014

Salute in Song


November 11, 2016

Honoring the commitments made by the countless men and women who serve in our armed forces, Salute in Song is a one-hour music special featuring the men's chorus, Cantus, with host Alison Young.

Music in the Program

In Flanders Fields - Christine Donkin
Goodbye-ee - R P Weston & Bert Leen
Ach vojna (Oh, Army) - Janacek
5 ways to kills a man - Bob Chilcott
Luceat eis - Tim Takach
Going Home - Dvorak, text by Dick Loomer
Jeff Beal commission
Last Letter Home - Lee Hoiby
What do you think I fought for Omaha Beach? - Melissa Dunphy
Waiting for the Dawn of Peace - arr. Ron Jeffers
Imagine - John Lennon, arr. Deke Sharon
America The Beautiful - arr. Paul John Rudoi


Cantus - official site