Morton Gould: An American Salute
Morton Gould (1913 - 1966) was a prominent American composer during the twentieth century. During his time, he received countless commissions from American orchestras and ensembles, and many of these works have been adapted for the wind band. In An American Salute, Gould's music is presented by "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, performing an array of his most beloved works. This album features military band classics like American Salute and Ballad for Band, as well as settings of American folk tunes like Dixie and Yankee Doodle.