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Trains Bound for Glory

Concert suite from Railroads on Parade arranged by David Drew for tenor (baritone), SATB chorus, and orchestra.

Work Details


ca. 20 minutes

First Performance

20 September 1992, New York, American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein, cond.

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  • Prelude: Sacramento (orchestra)
  • Sutter's Creek: Snagtooth Sal (tenor solo, chorus)
  • Sutter's Creek: Tell Old Bill (baritone solo, men's chorus)
  • Rounding the Horn: The Sailor's Wife (chorus)
  • Rounding the Horn: Old Gray Mare and The Iron Horse (orchestra)
  • Two Little Girls in Blue: Hurdy-Gurdy Waltz (orchestra)
  • Two Little Girls in Blue: Ballad, part 1 (tenor solo)
  • Two Little Girls in Blue: Cakewalk (orchestra)
  • Two Little Girls in Blue: Ballad, part 2 (tenor solo)
  • Souvenirs: Clementine (tenor solo, men's chorus)
  • Souvenirs: Snagtooth Sal (orchestra)
  • Souvenirs: Slow March (orchestra)
  • This Train Is Bound for Glory (chorus)

  • Instrumentation

    • Tenor
    • Baritone
    • SATB chorus
    • Flute
    • Oboe
    • 2 Alto saxophones (cl)
    • Tenor saxophone
    • Baritone saxophone
    • 3 Trumpets
    • 2 Trombones
    • Tuba
    • 2 Keyboards
    • Strings

  • Railroads on Parade 1939

    Pageant on rail transport written for the 1939 World's Fair. Book by Edward Hungerford; lyrics by various authors.

    Cheering accompanies the completion of the Union Pacific Railroad, in Utah; from the original production.
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