"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." -Preamble, United States Declaration of Independence
This inspirational passage, perhaps one of the best-known sentences in the English language, came to represent a moral standard to which the United States should strive.
This episode of Wind & Rhythm celebrates its potency and ideals with music, equally as inspired.
Fanfare for Freedom
UNLV Wind Orchestra, Thomas Leslie American Hymn
Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp Overture & March, "1776"
US Marine Band, Colonel Timothy Foley American Overture for Band
Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
US Army Field Band, Colonel Finley R. Hamilton Celebration Overture
US Air Force Band, Colonel Lowell Graham American Faces
US Navy Band, Commander Ralph Gambone Variations on an American Cavalry Song
North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon