A Patriotic Salute

Carl Topilow's Salute to the Armed Forces is one of his most engaging presentations. This season will mark the 16th consecutive season that the Cleveland Pops has presented concerts with this theme, always to large and enthusiastic audiences. This program can be altered as needed to fit the unique aspects of your community.

  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Liberty Bell Fanfare – John Williams
  • Theme from The Patriot – John Williams
  • The Alamo: Overture – Dmitiri Tiomkin
  • Victory at Sea – Richard Rodgers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
  • Minuet Militaire – Peter Schickele
  • Liberty Bell March – John Philip Sousa
  • America the Beautiful (with chorus) – Samuel Augustus Ward and Katharine Lee Bates
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic (with chorus) – arr. Peter Wilhousky


Tribute to the Greatest Generation

  • March from The Longest Day – arr. Paul Ferguson - Jerry Goldsmith
  • Theme from Band of Brothers – Michael Kamen, arr. Roy Phillipe
  • March from Patton – Jerry Goldsmith
  • Saving Private Ryan: Hymn to the Fallen (with chorus) – John Williams
  • Glenn Miller Medley
    Carl Topilow, clarinet
  • God Bless the USA
  • Colonel Bogey March – Kenneth Alford
  • Armed Forces Salute (with chorus) – arr. Robert Lowden
  • Sing Out America (with chorus) – arr. Richard Hayman
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever (with chorus)

    – John Philip Sousa
  • Encore: God Bless America (with chorus)