Vivian Adelberg Rudow

Spirit of America

Instrumentation2/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timp/perc; 2 perc. - Harp and Strings. Optional audience and musician interaction of cheering etc. Optional brief children or student choir.
Length11:30 minutes
DifficultyNot extremely easy, but don't know
CommentsIs never boring; totally tonal except at "attack" music; several melodic lines; rousing "United We Stand" closing music. Score & parts beautifully copied & easy to read
SourcesHollins & Park Music Company
Vivian Adelberg Rudow
211 Goodwood Gardens
Baltimore, MD 21210

phone 410-889-3939
fax 410-889-0610
ExtrasHave midi transcription available on CD. It's not great, but you can get the feel of the spirit of the music and hear enough to tell how the music will be.
HistoryMargaret Fairbank Jory AMC copying assistance grant; Performance as (c) 1999 as URBO TURBO (Urban Turbulence) Goucher Symphony, Elisa Koehler, conductor, April 2000; Greatly revised in 2001 to be easier to play. Changed the title after the New York War attack because the program fit perfectly.
ContributorVivian Adelberg Rudow for Hollins & Park Music Company

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