The Blue and the Gray
(Civil War Suite)
Instrumentation: string Orchestra and percussion
Orchestra Instrumentation: (8) Violin I, (8) Violin 2, (4) Violin 3/Viola - Treble Clef, (4) Viola, (4) Cello, (4) Bass, (1) Piano, (2) Percussion (Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Triangle)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, New York
Duration: 5' 15''
Edition: score and parts - piano accompaniment for rehearsal only
164 Pages - Folder
Order number: BHI 77881
To coincide with with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, The Blue and the Gray is a fitting musical tribute to America's history. Clare Grundman's memorable folk song medley has been adapted for string orchestra by Robert Longfield and includes Kingdom Coming, Marching Through Georgia, Tenting Tonight, The Yellow Rose of Texas, The Bonnie Blue Flag, Aura Lee, Dixie, The Battle Cry of Freedom and Battle Hymn of the Republic.