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A Toast To The Ivy (alphabetical order) 1979/1984

  • Brown Medley / arr. L. Anderson1929
  •    Brown Cheering Song
  •    Bruno
  •    On The Chapel Steps
  •    We Are Ever True to Brown

  • Brown Medley 4:24
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. J. Finnegan 1947
  •    Brown Cheering Song
  •    Bruno
  •    On The Chapel Steps
  •    We Are Ever True to Brown

  • Columbia Medley 3:25
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. J. Finnegan 1947
  •    Who Owns New York ?
  •    Roar, Lion, Roar
  •    Stand Up And Cheer
  •    Stand Columbia

  • Cornell Medley / arr. L. Anderson1929
  •    March On, Cornell
  •    Even Song
  •    Fight for Cornell
  •    Far Above Cayuga's Waters

  • Cornell Medley 4:06
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. George Wright Briggs, Jr. 1931
  •    March On, Cornell
  •    Even Song
  •    Fight for Cornell
  •    Far Above Cayuga's Waters

  • Dartmouth Medley (1929) 3:56
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. L. Anderson1929 
  •    Glory to Dartmouth
  •    Dartmouth's in Town Agarin
  •    As the Backs Go Tearing By

  • 2nd Dartmouth Medley / arr. L. Anderson1929

  • Fair Harvard 1:42
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Samuel Gillman1911, arr. L. Anderson1929
  • [1] Ten Thousand Men / [2] Fair Harvard  

  • Fight Fiercely Harvard 1:16
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Thomas Lehrer1946, arr. Peter Stahl1980

  • Gridiron King 1:08
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Richmond K. Fletcher1908, arr. James Walker

  • Harvard Medley (1929) 2:48
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. L. Anderson1929 
  •    Soldier's Field
  •    Harvardiana
  •    A Way We Have At Harvard
  •    Wintergreen for President
  •    Up the Street

  • Harvardiana (1929) 1:25
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     R.G. Williams1911, arr. L. Anderson1929 

  • Our Director 1:21
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     F. E. Bigelow

  • Pennsylvania Medley 3:10
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. J. Finnegan1947
  •    We'll Hang Jeff Davis
  •    Highball at Nightfall
  •    Fight On, Pennsylvania
  •    Hail, Pennsylvania

  • Princeton Medley
     arr. L. Anderson1929
  •    Cannon Song
  •    Auld Lang Syne
  •    It's Always Fair Weather
  •    Invercargill

  • Radcliffiana / L. Anderson1929

  • Service Medley

  • Soldier's Field 1:14
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Richmond K. Fletcher1908, arr. L. Anderson1929 

  • Ten Thousand Men of Harvard (1929) 3:58
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Murray Taylor1910, arr. L. Anderson1929
      [1] Ten Thousand Men / [2] Fair Harvard  

  • Tercentenaria 1936
     L. Anderson

  • Tiger Medley (Princeton) 2:25
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     J. Finnegan 1947, arr. L. Anderson1929 
  •    Going Back to Nassau Hall
  •    The Orange and the Black
  •    Alma Mater
  •    Tiger Rag

  • Up The Street 1:43
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     R. G. Morse1896, arr. R. E. Hildreth

  • Veritas 1:22
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     John H. Densmore1904, arr. John A. Finnegan1947

  • Wintergreen for President (1929) 1:27
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Gershwin, arr. L. Anderson1929 

  • Yale Medley (1935) 4:24
     ℗ 04/24/1984 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     arr. L. Anderson1929  
  •    Here's to Eli Yale
  •    Rhapsody in Blue
  •    Goodnight, Harvard
  •    Down the Field
  •    Boola, Boola
  •    Bulldog
  •    Alma Mater

  • Yo Ho 1:17
     ℗ 10/19/1979 "A Toast to the Ivy" Thomas G. Everett
     Richmond K. Fletcher1908, arr. J. Walker


A Toast to the Ivy

SIDE ONE - recorded OCT 19, 1979 Sanders Theatre

  1. Introduction (Thomas G. Everett);
  2. Dartmouth Medley, arr. Anderson;
  3. Harvard Medley, arr. Anderson;
  4. Our Director, Bigelow;
  5. Harvardiana, Williams, arr. Anderson;
  6. Gridiron King, Fletcher, arr. Walker;
  7. Soldier's Field, Fletcher, arr. Anderson;
  8. Up The Street, Morse, arr. Hildreth;
  9. Yo Ho, Fletcher, arr. Walker;
  10. Veritas, Densmore, arr. Finnegan;
  11. Wintergreen For President, arr. Anderson;
  12. Ten Thousand Men Of Harvard, Taylor, arr. Anderson;
  13. Fair Harvard, Gillman, arr. Anderson

SIDE TWO - recorded APR 24, 1984 Sanders Theatre

  1. Cornell Medley, arr. Briggs;
  2. Brown Medley, arr. Finnegan;
  3. Columbia Medley, arr. Finnegan;
  4. Tiger Medley (Princeton), arr. Anderson;
  5. Pennsylvania Medley, arr. Finnegan;
  6. Yale Medley, arr. Anderson;
  7. Asleep In The Deep, Petrie;
  8. Fight Fiercely, Harvard, Lehrer, arr. Stahl

Salute To The Ivy

SIDE ONE - recorded APR 4, 1962 Loeb Drama Center

  1. Our Director, Bigelow;
  2. Harvard Medley, arr. Anderson;
  3. Brown Medley, arr. Anderson;
  4. Dartmouth Medley, arr. Anderson;
  5. Pennsylvania Medley, arr. Finnegan;
  6. Tiger Medley (Princeton), arr. Anderson;
  7. Semper Fidelis, John Philip Sousa
  8. Harvardiana, Williams, arr. Anderson;
  9. Wintergreen For President, arr. Anderson;
  10. Ten Thousand Men Of Harvard, Taylor, arr. Anderson;

SIDE TWO - recorded APR 4, 1962 Loeb Drama Center

  1. The Billboard, Klohr
  2. Tercentenaria, arr. Anderson
  3. Columbia Medley, arr. Finnegan
  4. Cornell Medley, arr. Briggs;
  5. Yale Medley, arr. Anderson;
  6. Them Basses, Huffine
  7. Yo Ho, Fletcher
  8. Soldier's Field, Fletcher
  9. Fair Harvard, Gillman
Notes

The Recordings

These are recordings of the Harvard University Band made in 1946, 1950, 1955, 1959, 1962, 1979 and 1984. These recordings are from the archives of the Leroy Anderson Foundation.

Recordings include arrangements for the band by Leroy Anderson1929, F. E. Bigelow, George Wright Briggs, Jr.1931, John H. Densmore1904, John A. Finnegan1947, Richmond K. Fletcher1908, Samuel Gillman1911, R. E. Hildreth, Thomas Lehrer1946, R. G. Morse1896, Peter Stahl1980, Murray Taylor1910, James Walker and R.G. Williams1911.
  1. "Ivy League Album", 1946;
  2. "Half-Time With The Harvard Band", 1950;
  3. "Up The Street With The Harvard Band", 1950;
  4. "Ivy League Album", 1950;
  5. "Between Halves With The Harvard Band", April 24, 1955; George Wright Briggs, Jr.1931, conductor, Symphony Hall
  6. "Fortieth Reunion Commemoration Album", October 23-24, 1959; George Wright Briggs, Jr.1931, conductor
  7. "Salute to the Ivy", April 4, 1962; James A. Walker, conductor, Loeb Drama Center
  8. "29-29 'The Game' 1968", 1968 (Side B: Re-issue of 1962 recordings above ?); James A. Walker, conductor
  9. "A Toast to the Ivy",
       Side A: October 19, 1979; Thomas G. Everett, conductor, Sanders Theatre
       Side B: April 24, 1984; Thomas G. Everett, conductor, Sanders Theatre


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The Arrangements
  • 1. The year/date shown in parentheses following the name of the song or medley is the year the particular arrangement was made. Each arranger's graduating class year is shown immediately after each arranger's name. The date of the recording and name of the record appears in the line just above the arranger's name.

Reference List

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  • Although Leroy Anderson conducted his own arrangements for the Harvard Band with the band in 1929 and from 1931-35, the majority of the recordings of the Harvard Band were conducted by other conductors as noted. [Back to Top of page] ↑

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