McCluer Graduating Class of 1973 Ferguson & Florissant, Missouri

Civil War Concert, February 12, 1972

McCluer High School Civil War Concert, February 12, 1972McCluer High School Civil War Concert, February 12, 1972

The Civil War Concert was held on February 12, 1972 in the McCluer Senior High School M1 Gym, under the direction of Ron Frede, Edith Sobin, and B. C. Bundy; with naration by Steve Schmidt. The following recordings, located on You Tube, are from the album of the concert which is titled, "Music of the American Civil War." Please enjoy McCluer Band & Choir students performing:

The Battle Hymn of the Republic

America the Beautiful

"Stay tuned" for the entire "Music of the American Civil War" album to be included on our class website, including that "mainstay of the concert repertoire and a popular choice for contests and festivals*" "American Civil War Fantasy," by composer Jerry Bilik, featuring: Listen To The Mocking Bird; Dixieland; Camptown Races; John Brown's Body; Dixie; Battle Cry Of Freedom; Maryland, My Maryland; When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Just Before The Battle, Mother; Marching Through Georgia; The Yellow Rose Of Texas and Battle Hymn Of The Republic.

*Editor's Choice, J.W. Pepper

If you have memories of the Civil War Concert, photos, videos, a copy of the concert program, etc, that you would be interested in adding to our class website, please email us!


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