The 4th of July in Nicaragua [1919]

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The first words of the Nicaraguan national anthem "La patria amada" (The Beloved Country) used officially from 1913-1939.

The first words to the Nicaraguan national anthem La Patria amada (The Beloved Fatherland), used officially from 1913-1939.

On July 4, 1919, the national military band of Nicaragua celebrated US-American independence with a concert of popular dances and marches, including an instrumental version of the rousing WWI song “Over There” by George M. Cohan. The band’s director at the time was Luis Abraham Delgadillo. The following is the concert program published on the day in the Managua newspaper La Tribuna.

CONCIERTO DE GALA que ejecutará la Banda de los Supremos Poderes en el Parque Central con motivo de la celebración de la independencia de los Estados Unidos de Norte América, hoy, de 8 a 11 p.m.

PROGRAMA

Himno nacional de Estados Unidos

1. Good Bye, Broadway, Hello France (One Step) – [Billy] Baskette

2. [Quaker] Girl (Vals) – [Lionel] Monckton

3. El Paraíso Azul (Selección de la opereta) – [Edmund] Eysler

4. La alegría de un niño al atardecer (Fox trot) – Jerome

5. Noche de alegrías (Vals) – [Charles] Ancliffe

6. Cantos del Sur (Aires americanos) – J[ens Bodewalt] Lampe

7. Indianola (Fox trot) – [Stephen R.] Henry

8. Over There (One Step) – [George M.] Cohan

9. American Patrol (Característica) – [Ivan] Caryll (?)

10. General Pershing (One Step) – [Carl D. Vandersloot]

Himno nacional de Nicaragua

 

Luis A. Delgadillo, Director

Managua, 4 de julio de 1919.

 

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