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Point Lookout  

A Fantasy on Civil War Songs
Brian Balmages
Grade 4.5

Inspired by the rich history of Point Lookout State Park in Maryland, this fantasy on civil war songs pays tribute to the remnants of Fort Lincoln, which served as a Civil War fortification. Songs used in the fantasy include , and . The piece is tied together with excerpts from , which comes in fully toward the end of the work. Magical!

Several songs are used in this fantasy. The dark opening and subsequent section is based on The Battle Cry of Freedom by George Frederic Root. The work then moves into a unique and sensitive setting of Battle Hymn of the Republic. As this section devel

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Item No.
Full Set: ST6134 60.00
Score Only: ST6134S 5.00