‘TIS OF THEE by Robert James Dvorak is based on an old Scottish tune used in march form by the British and American military music units since pre-Revolutionary War days. “‘Tis of Thee” is a light-hearted band work which remains buoyant to the end. Composed for the 1979 Bicentennial year and premiered by Christopher Izzo in Macomb, Illinois with the Western Illinois University Wind Ensemble and later with the All-State Wind Ensemble in New York. Concert Band. Score. Grade: 4 Duration: 5:00
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