Anthem Exhibit Available
- Our exhibit Banner Moments: The National Anthem in American Life is available for free to present in your library, school, or museum. We will provide all imagery for you to print and mount in your exhibit space. Click here for more info.
Songbook Published!Our collection of sheet music telling the story of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from its roots as an English musicians' club song through new arrangements done in honor of the song's bicentennial is NOW AVAILABLE. Click the image for more information or go directly to our page on Lulu.com to purchase your own copy.
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Monthly Archives: September 2013
Everybody knows “The Star-Spangled Banner.” It’s our national anthem. We hear it when an American wins a gold medal at the Olympics; we sing it before major league sporting events. It’s almost as familiar as the flag that it’s about. … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: SUSAN KEY (310.748-3773) firstname.lastname@example.org Celebrating the National Anthem’s 200th Birthday with the gift of new tools for teachers… Star Spangled Music Foundation has launched a funding campaign to release set of historical recordings and musical songbook … Continue reading
GET FREE TEACHING MATERIALS and our periodic newsletter with ideas to help bring music and American history alive for your students. NEW! Receive a free bonus instructional recording for signing up today! The story of Francis Scott Key and the … Continue reading
On the occasion of the 199th birthday of the US national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner,” I thought it’d be worth taking some time to reflect on the meaning of the song and specifically the question of why it’s important for … Continue reading