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NGU Orchestra to Present "One Nation Under God"

NGU Orchestra to Present "One Nation Under God"

Tigerville SC (February 8, 2015) On Tuesday evening, April 14, at 7pm in Turner Chapel, the NGU Orchestra along with the NGU Concert Choir will present a concert "One Nation Under God" - a reflection on historical events of the American Civil War and its music as they commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. 

The orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Michael Weaver, will perform works by Sibelius, Glazunov, Dvorak, Unger, Harris, Anderson, Steiner, and Steffe. Throughout the evening's concert, the orchestra will describe these works' associations and students from NGU's Alpha Xi Nu chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta history honors society will present readings from the American Civil War. The concert is free and open to the public.  

On the program: Sibelius' Finlandia; Glazunov's "Idylle" from his Two Pieces for Orchestra; the second movement of Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"; Unger's Ashokan Farewell; Harris's Americana; Anderson's setting of The Girl I Left Behind Me; Steiner's title track from Gone With the Wind: My Own True Love (Tara's Theme); and Steffe's Battle Hymn of the Republic.

 

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