America the Beautiful – SAB

SAB Voices, with Optional Piano

Words by Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929)
Music by Samuel A. Ward (1847-1903)
Arranged by Earlene Rentz
Optional a cappella
Moderate to Advanced Difficulty
Also Available: SATB, SSA
Duration ca. 3:30

This 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. A soloist or small group enhances the third verse.