A Musical Memorial for American's Veterans
Altissimo! Recordings is proud to honor all veterans with A Musical Memorial for American's Veterans, a special digital compilation performed by the United States military bands and ensembles. This album features beautiful, symphonic band pieces selected for the message behind the music. Included on this album is Eric Ewazen's A Hymn for the Lost Living, which he composed as his musical response to the intense emotional outpouring of the people of NYC following September 11th. That Others May Live written by SSgt Jeremy Martin, dedicated to all of the medical works in all branches of the US military. Gene Sheer's American Anthem was composed to serve as a reminder of the selfless sacrifices of the men and women who fight for our nation. For the 50th Anniversary of WWII, Colonel Jack Grogran commissioned Robert Jager to compose Epilogue: Lest We Forget. Gardens of Stone by James A. Beckel, Jr. is written for all of the fallen heroes buried at Arlington Cemetary. And The Last Full Measure of Devotion by Larry Grossman and Buz Kohan, which was composed for the 1991 CBS Special CBS All-Star Salute to Our Troops, among many other great pieces.