Charles Ives (ed. Brion)
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None discovered thus far.
According to the Sinclair catalogue, the first performance of this march took place in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 1897, by the combined New Haven Band and the United States Marine Band as part of the activities of the inauguration of President William McKinley. Here "everyone's Alma Mater" is the featured tune, a robust setting of the sentimental 1857 part-song Annie Lisle - the "intercollegiate" tune that quickly made the rounds following Cornell's adoption of it as Far above Cayuga's Water in 1872. Probably dating from 1892 in its original state (for the Danbury Band at the Fair Grounds, according to a memo left by Ives), Intercollegiate follows one of the older quickstep schemes of a sixteen-measure trio followed by a da capo.
- Program Note by Jonathan Elkus
Although this is one of Ives’ earliest published compositions, it does contain elements that would become characteristics of Ives’s unique compositional voice, including: a direct quotation of the popular (at the time) American ballad Annie Lisle (1857) by Boston minstrel musician H.S Thompson and a rather abrupt and unusual third-related modulation from C major to A-flat major between the break-up strain and the trio. Ives also modifies the Annie Lisle tune from its original simple meter to conform with this compound meter march and further adjusts the rhythm in measure 39 to create a syncopation that further enhances the ‘rollicking’ nature of this piece.
- Program Note from Ithaca College Wind Ensemble concert program, 5 April 2018
N.B. Conductor notes developed specifically for the small band program may be found in Discussion tab, above.
- Audio CD: United States Marine Band (Timothy W. Foley, conductor) - 2008
None discovered thus far.
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- Virginia Tech (Blacksburg) Symphony Band (Polly Middleton, conductor) – 5 May 2019
- Ithaca (N.Y.) College Wind Ensemble (Christopher Hughes, conductor) – 26 April 2018
- Ithaca (N.Y.) College Wind Ensemble (Aaron S. Burgess, conductor) – 5 April 2018
- China Spring (Tx.) High School Wind Ensemble (Pam Hyatt, conductor) - 10 February 2017 (2017 TMEA Conference, San Antonio)
- University of Maryland (College Park) Wind Ensemble (Brian Coffill, conductor) – 30 April 2016
- University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Wind Ensemble (Carolyn Barber, conductor) - 8 October 2014
Works for Winds by this Composer
- The Alcotts (tr. Elkus) (1920/1947)
- The Alcotts (tr. Thurston) (1920/1972)
- Charlie Rutlage (tr. Sinclair)
- The Circus Band (tr. Elkus)
- Country Band March (tr. Sinclair)
- Decoration Day (tr. Elkus)
- Fantasia on "Jerusalem the Golden" (1888)
- Finale from Symphony No 2 (tr. Elkus)
- Fugue in C (arr. Sinclair) (1900/1992)
- Here's to Good Ol' Yale: See: March 6: Here's to Good Ol' Yale
- In the Mornin' (arr. Singleton) (1929)
- March 6: Here's to Good Ol' Yale (tr. Elkus)
- March Intercollegiate (ed. Brion) (1892(?)/1973)
- Old Home Days (arr. Elkus) (1954)
- Omega Lambda Chi (ed. Brion) (1896/1974)
- Overture and March "1776" (tr. Sinclair) (1904/1910)
- Ragtime Dance No. 4 (trans. Sinclair) (?/1990)
- Runaway Horse on Main Street (1908)
- A Son of a Gambolier (arr. Elkus) (1892/1962)
- They are There! (arr. Sinclair)
- The Unanswered Question (1908/1935/1989)
- Variations on "America" (orch. Schuman, tr. Rhoads) (1891/1968)
- Variations on "Jerusalem the Golden" (tr. Brion)
- Postlude in F (tr. Singleton)
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Charles Ives." Accessed 25 January 2015.
- Ives, C.; Brion, K. (1973). March Intercollegiate: Two-Step for Band [score]. J. Boonin: Hackensack, N.J.