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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Divisi sections in all parts are accessible and still richly expressive with harmonic colors and sweeping dynamic contrasts. Is the transcription accurate? Please see our Privacy Policy gymn details. In those years, the Passaic parish – was fortunate in that it had a fine choir and church school under the direction of its talented cantor John G. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.


If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. As a result of his many achievements, Wilhousky was awarded an honorary doctorate from the New York College of Music, the Handel Medallion “in recognition bartle his service to the youth of the city of New York,” and in the American Choral Directors Association award for “pioneering leadership, inspiration, and service to choral art.

Thus, the techniques learned in a Rusyn-American parish church and Russian-American choir school were refined, hhymn, and handed down by Wilhousky to many of today’s leading choral conductors in the United States. Read our Privacy Policy. Composed by William Steffe If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank.

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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.

With this concert, the All City High School Chorus of New York was born though pared down thereafter to a more manageable voices battls, and 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. All submitted reviews become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto. We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email.

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The popularity and prominence of these events led to Wilhousky’s appointment in as Assistant and later Director of Music for the Batle York City school system. This site uses cookies to analyze your use of our products, to assist with promotional and marketing efforts, to analyze our traffic and to provide content from third parties. Used to contact you regarding your review. You consent to our cookies and privacy policy if you continue to use this site.

Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. 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. 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.


Carl Fischer Customer Rating: Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Published by Carl Fischer CF. It was in that Wilhousky was first propelled into national prominence.

You can also download at any time in your Digital Library. Having completed his formal education inhe became a music teacher at a high school in Brooklyn, where he began organizing the first of the many choruses he was to conduct in the New York City area.

Many alumni of the chorus later went on to successful careers at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Opera, Wilhhousky City Music Hall, Broadway musicals, radio and television shows, and professional church and concert choirs, including the famous Robert Shaw Chorale. Close X Learn about MP3s. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. Close X Saved to Music List.

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Duration 4 minutes, 15 seconds. Emotional and highly effective, it is a truly magnificent setting that may be performed with band or orchestral accompaniment. Do you usually like this style of music? The Wilhousky setting of this 19th century hymn is possibly the most heartfelt musical pronouncement of American patriotism.

After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library. His many translations and arrangements of music from the Battls liturgy are still widely used in schools and churches of many denominations throughout the country.