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America the Beautiful

(We Are a People)

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SA w/ Opt. Descant

Lyrics By

Katherine Lee Bates, Ruth E. Dwyer

Music By

Samuel Ward, Ruth E. Dwyer

Arranged By

Ruth E. Dwyer, Martin L. Ellis


Inspired by a trip on Route 66, Dwyer has composed a majestic opening song (We Are A People) that leads into a fresh new setting of Samuel Ward’s America the Beautiful.  Your singers will love the power of singing with either the piano accompaniment by Martin Ellis or the orchestration by Daniel Powers.  Compatible choral setting available in SA w/Opt. Descant and SATB. 

Also available in SATB

with Optional Orchestra


Featured at:

2013 Villanova University Summer Clinic


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