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Ward, Samuel Augustus Samuel Augustus Ward
United States (USA) United States (USA)
(1847 - 1903)
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Ward, Samuel Augustus: "America the Beautiful" (UMH 696) pour Clochettes

"America the Beautiful" (UMH 696) for Handbells
Samuel Augustus Ward

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Composer :Samuel Augustus WardSamuel Augustus Ward (1847 - 1903)
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National Anthems

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Samuel Augustus WardMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Lyricist :Katharine Lee Bates
Langage :English
Date :1882
Copyright :Public Domain
I created this simplified English Handbell arrangement for the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church (SVUMC) from "America the Beautiful" (UMH # 696) an American patriotic song.

The original lyrics (although not included in this arrangement) to this beautiful song were written by Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929), a professor of English literature at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, after an inspiring trip to the top of Pikes Peak, Colorado in 1893. Her poem, America the Beautiful first appeared in print in The Congregationalist, a weekly journal, on July 4, 1895. The music (from a piece named "Materna,") was composed by Samuel A. Ward in 1882, nearly a decade before the poem was written.
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Added by magataganm, 14 May 2012

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English Handbells
Clochettes en anglais
English Handbell Arrangements
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