Patriotic Songs MUAP 115 SchedulePiano PagesWilliam Wieland
The following songs are roughly arranged from easiest to hardest.
Please start at the top and work your way down the page.
When you have learned a piece well, please play it for me.
Eventually we will choose one that you perform for everyone.
Melodies America — C major, perhaps the easiest key to read on the piano — Memorization Aid
America — F major, maybe the easiest key for singing this song
National Anthem — B flat major, possibly the most common key for this song
National Anthem — A flat major, perchance an easier key to sing
2–3 parts America — melody and bass in F
America — melody, alto, & bass in F
National Anthem — melody and bass in B flat
National Anthem — melody and bass in A flat
America — melody, bass, and a little more in F

National Anthem — melody, bass, and a little more in Bb
National Anthem — melody, bass, and a little more in Ab
4 parts America — SATB in F from The Golden Book of Favorite Songs, 1915
America — voice and piano at the Library of Congress, c. 1861
America — SATB in G from The Golden Book of Favorite Songs, 1923 
3 parts National Anthem — melody, alto, & bass in A flat
National Anthem — melody, alto, & bass in B flat
National Anthem — 3 parts in A flat
National Anthem — 3 parts in B flat
4 parts National Anthem — SATB in Bb from The Golden Book of Favorite Songs, 1915
National Anthem — SATB in Bb from The Golden Book of Favorite Songs, 1923 
National Anthems — dozens of editions at the Library of Congress