A Musical Passport

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Take your orchestra on a trip around the world with this fun medley of some of the most famous melodies ever written in A Musical Passport by Richard Meyer. Using 22 tunes from 17 different countries, this is the ultimate multi-cultural experience for your students and your audience! The melodies are tossed from section to section so all the instruments get a chance in the spotlight, and the quickly changing styles will keep everyone on their toes. Songs that are included in A Musical Passport by Richard Meyer are: America, the Beautiful (U.S.A.) * Rule, Britannia (England) * The Irish Washerwoman (Ireland) * Scotland the Brave (Scotland) * Roll Out the Barrel (Czechoslovakia/Germany) * Funiculi, Funicula (Italy) * Frere Jacques (France) * Dark Eyes (Russia) * Jasmine Flower Song (China) * Arirang (Korea) * Sakura (Japan) * Obwisana (Ghana) * Siyahamba (We Are Marching) (South Africa [Zulu]) * Waltzing Matilda (Australia) * La Cumparsita (South America [Uruguay]) * Las Chiapanecas (Mexico) * Cielito Lindo (Mexico) * O Canada (Canada) * Oh! Susanna (U.S.A.) * Camptown Races (U.S.A.) * America, the Beautiful (U.S.A.) * Home, Sweet Home (U.S.A.) * The Star-Spangled Banner (U.S.A.) * America, the Beautiful (U.S.A.). Correlates with Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, Book 2, Level 6. (3:00)