The Dream Is America

composerLeigh, Mitch
arrangerRed, Buryl
instrumentationNew edition

"The Dream Is America" expresses a spirit of dedication and re-dedication in a strong and memorable melody. It is a moving program finale designed for optlonal audience participation.

There is a corresponding vocal score available and projection slides for audience sing-along.


This work is part of The Bicentennial Musical Celebration published by JCPenney in 1975. More information and program notes are available from the original program booklets.

Are there any restrictions?
“No. There are no restrictions attached to this music. Use it when and where and how you wish, without cost or qualification of any kind (and that includes the JCPenney copyright that appears in all the appropriate places)— and in any way that meets your own requirements and the size and composition of your group.”

—JCPenney, About the Celebration, page 4.

change date2020-08-04