America the Beautiful (Ward, Samuel Augustus)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Male Chorus (Salamon)
|Work Title||America the Beautiful|
|Composer||Ward, Samuel Augustus|
|Year/Date of Composition||1882|
|Librettist||Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929)|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
Patriotic hymn of the United States of America.
The music for this piece was composed in 1882 as a hymn called "Materna." The words to the song were written by Bates in 1895 as a poem. They were adapted for this song in 1910.