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Dave Brubeck

Publisher: AMP

They All Sang Yankee Doodle (for chorus and orchestra) (1976)
Publisher
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Category
Chorus and Orchestra/Ensemble
Year Composed
1976
Duration
20 Minutes
Chorus
SATB chorus
Programme Note
Dave Brubeck They All Sang Yankee Doodle (for chorus and orchestra) (1976)
Dedicated to the memory of Charles Ives, Brubeck's They All Sang Yankee Doodle takes the well-known Revolutionary War tune and weaves it through a series of clever variations. Brubeck comments that "the piece, in a sense, is an autobiography, made up of memories and snatches of tunes imprinted from my early childhood. Yankee Doodle is interwoven with other folk and national melodies to stitch a tapestry, or more precisely, a patchwork, designed to depict American history through combining fragments of popular tunes."


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