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New York Hippodrome (1915)

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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa

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General Info

Year: 1915
Duration: c. 3:40
<!- av 330-353--> Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Harms & Francis
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Condensed Score
D-flat Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-II-III
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III
Tenor Horn

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The Sousa Band's longest single engagement, from September 30, 1915, to June 4, 1916, was when it was featured in the Hip Hip Hooray extravaganza at the New York Hippodrome. Sousa wrote this march in commemoration of that engagement, and it was dedicated to Chrles B. Dillingham, manager of the famous old theater. In a salute to Sousa on his sixty-first birthday, Dillingham arranged to have over 200 theater orchestras around the country play the march at precisely the same time.

- Program Note from John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. University of Illinois Press; Urbana, pp. 62.
  • Sousa, J. (1915). New York Hippodrome [score]. Harms & Francis: [New York].