Hail to the Chief

Hail to the Chief

by United States Marine Band


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Product Details

Release Date: 01/11/2005
Label: Altissimo Records
UPC: 0754422558020
catalogNumber: 225580
Rank: 108600

Album Credits

Performance Credits

United States Marine Band   Primary Artist,Band
Dwight D. Eisenhower   Spoken Word
John F. Kennedy   Spoken Word
Ronald Reagan   Spoken Word
Franklin D. Roosevelt   Spoken Word
Harry S Truman   Spoken Word

Technical Credits

Johannes Brahms   Composer
John Knowles Paine   Composer
John Philip Sousa   Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky   Composer
Scott Joplin   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
David Sellers   Liner Notes
John Stafford Smith   Composer
Claude Smith   Arranger
Bill Farrar   Art Direction
Francis Scott Key   Composer
James Sanderson   Composer
Septimus Winner   Composer
Traditional   Composer
McCree   Executive Producer
Eric Leidzen   Arranger
John Bacchus Dykes   Composer
Thomas Mangelsen   Cover Image

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Hail to the Chief 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A promising effort, but the usual slip-shod Altissimo! package again. The US Marine Band plays a lot of interesting ceremonial music in DC. Unfortunately on this recording all we get are assorted recordings from different time periods assembled from the bands library. We don't know when these were made or who directed the band! This means there is not a consistent sound quality throughout. This can be distracting to the listener. Altissimo! never records any original material from our US Service bands. They just use music in-the-can to cobble together CDs to sell to the public. Liner notes are an improvement over the past, and at least the CD is feature length at over 60 mins.for a change. Ronald Reagan during one of his more lucid moments is pretty good talking about the band's history. He did well with a script always in front of him!