America the Beautiful – SATB A Cappella

America-the-BeautifulSATB A Cappella Voices, with Optional Piano and Solo

Music by Samuel A. Ward (1847-1903)
Arranged by Earlene Rentz
Text by Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929)
Advanced Difficulty
Free with Purchase: Optional Piano Accompaniment MP3, Individual Voice Parts MP3s
Duration ca. 3:30

This SATB a cappella arrangement was inspired by all those who worked to give women the right to vote; Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and others. These courageous women suffered imprisonment, abuse, and other forms of persecution in their efforts. I was reminded of their sacrifice in 2012 and the “voting booth” became a shrine. A strong soloist will enhance the powerful performance.

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