Autumn in a
Congratulations! You've navigated to the
somewhat hard-to-find "Autumn in a Bottle" Page. As mentioned on
one of the Fight Song section, there are several Web sites that offer
file versions of Northwestern's fight songs. NU's official
site links to three wav files (Go U Northwestern, Rise Northwestern,
the Alma Mater). You can find NU's wav file page by visiting nusports.com
and selecting the "Traditions" page.
Unlike Midi files, which consist of simple computer code representing a
a wav file is a digital recording of the music, with less detail (and
than a CD recording or a well-recorded mp3 file. The three wav
that NU's official site offers are from the 1994 NU Marching Band CD,
Up!" The CD is still in print, and can be purchased from several
retailers in Evanston.
What follows are two wav files of Go U Northwestern and the Alma Mater,
recorded two decades earlier. These
tracks are from the NUMB album, "Autumn in a Bottle." The record
was recorded in 1976.
with NU's fight songs,
"Autumn in a Bottle" featured songs of the day, including "I Write the
and "The Way We Were." The wav files below were recorded from an
LP copy of the album, and aren't of the highest quality. However,
choice was this, or the alternative-- leave "Autumn in a Bottle"
Caution: These files are large, and will take a while to download if
you use a phone connection.
here to download the 1976 version of "Go U Northwestern" (1.4 MB)
here to download the 1976 version of the Alma Mater (2.4 MB)