Students will acquaint themselves with different styles of music that
are available to American musicians and compose variations on the theme of
“Hail to the Chief” using these various styles.
music graph paper and pencil
From “The National Anthem” to “Happy Birthday,” there are lots of songs we all recognize
because we hear them so often. Some songs are played or sung during special occasions. One such song is,
“Hail to the Chief;” and you can bet that the president of the United States has heard it many times!
Listen to versions of “Hail to the Chief” in Real Audio: