For Mixed Chorus and Strings
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Male Chorus (Salamon)
For Female Chorus (Gardner)
For 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Double Bass (Gardner)
⇒ 5 more: Violin 1 • Violin 2 • Viola • Cello • Double Bass
||America the Beautiful
||Ward, Samuel Augustus
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||mixed chorus (SATB)
Patriotic hymn of the United States of America.
The music for this piece was composed in 1882 as a hymn called "Materna." The words to the song were written by Bates in 1895 as a poem. They were adapted for this song in 1910.