In 2001 I found a nice short arrangement of America the Beautiful based on Carmon Dragon's rendition. I had a strong horn section and added them to the melodic mix. 911 came along and we used it for a pregame Homage with a boy scout colorguards presentation of Old Glory. There was utter silence after we played it....and then the announcer broke into a spontaneous prayer which back then was a public taboo. There are few moments in my life that I can remember people's emotions were so in unison. Can anyone remember the arranger of that piece? It would be great for a veterans day tribune or other such occasions!
I remember the concert piece we played in college with the wonderful but difficult key change. This was a marching band arrangement well done with the same key change, but I don't think it was a Robert W Smith arrangement. It may still be in the library at Honey Grove. I'll ask Nick when he gets back from SMC. Thanks.