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This medley of beloved American classics—including Blue Tail Fly,
Arkansas Traveler, Shenedoah, and Oh, Suzannah!—is a highly
successful concert work.

“ the time this sequence got past ‘Jimmie Crack Corn’ and ‘Arkansas Traveler,’ and a close-harmony brass rendition of ‘Shenendoah,’ with fragments of‘ Turkey in the Straw’ and ‘O Susanna’ folded in, if there had been an aisle around I would have been dancing in it.”— Paul Kresh, Musical Heritage Review 

“Despite the fact that I am not normally drawn to song medleys, I greatly enjoyed the intelligent arrangement by Alyssa Hess Reit...” -- Barry Kilpatrick, American Record Guide

“On behalf of the Eastern Brass Quintet, I would like to thank you for your “American Songs.” It has been a tremendous success in every way,...” - Richard Green, Eastern Brass Quintet

American Songs

    • Score
    • 4up Score
    • Trumpet 1
    • Trumpet 2
    • French Horn
    • Trombone
    • Tuba
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