Made popular by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Grammy winning performance in , Peter Wilhousky’s famous arrangement of Battle Hymn of the Republic. Check out Battle Hymn of the Republic (arr. P. Wilhousky for choir and orchestra) by Illinois Combined All-State Organizations on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free. Check out Battle Hymn of the Republic (arr. P. Wilhousky) by Washington National Cathedral Choir on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and.

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Wilhousky Choral Series Publisher: Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. Many alumni of the chorus later went on to successful careers at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Opera, Radio City Music Hall, Broadway musicals, radio and television shows, and professional church and concert choirs, including the hgmn Robert Shaw Eilhousky.

Read our Privacy Policy. The Wilhousky setting of this 19th century hymn is possibly the most heartfelt musical pronouncement of American patriotism.

Rate this product’s difficulty level: His many translations and arrangements of music from the Slavonic liturgy are still widely used in schools and churches of many denominations throughout the country. Emotional and highly effective, it is a truly magnificent setting that may be performed with band or orchestral accompaniment. Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc.

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Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. With this concert, the All City Wjlhousky School Chorus of New York was born though pared down thereafter to a more manageable voicesand throughout the remaining thirty years of Wilhousky’s career, the group performed a major concert each year at Carnegie Hall and later at Lincoln Center.

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Do you usually like this style of music? For a full year beforehand, he spent afternoons in each of the five New York boroughs auditioning, selecting, and training voices for this event. New York City was to be host to a convention of the National Association of Teachers of Music, and Wilhousky was invited to prepare a student chorus for the opening ceremony at Madison Square Garden.

Best known for his “Carol of the Bells,” which has become a part of the traditional music for Christmas, Wilhousky also wrote the stirring concert arrangement of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” made popular in recordings by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and frequently performed at music festivals, holiday celebrations, and-state occasions.

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It was in that Wilhousky was first propelled into national prominence. Despite increasing administrative burdens, Wilhousky always maintained direct contact with students, particularly through his All City High School Chorus, from which he helped to place promising students.


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Update Required To play the media you will need to update your Flash plugin. Despite these and many other diverse musical achievements, however, it was in the field of education that Wilhousky left his deepest mark. Divisi sections in all parts are accessible and still richly expressive with harmonic battpe and sweeping dynamic contrasts.

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Wilhousky: Battle hymn of the Republic

Look inside 3 Look inside 3 Listen 1 Listen 1 Instrument: Carl Fischer Performance Series for Chorus. He founded and conducted numerous choruses during his long musical career and his remarkable abilities with vocal ensembles brought him to the attention of Arturo Toscanini, who in the early ‘s employed Wilhousky to prepare the choruses used by the maestro in his now historic NBC Symphony broadcasts. Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again. You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.