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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa

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General Info

Year: 1880
Duration: 2:40
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Coleman
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.

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Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet (optional)
B-flat Bass Clarinet (optional)
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
String Bass (optional)

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Our Flirtations was a musical comedy first produced in Philadelphia in 1880. Sousa was responsible for the incidental music, which included this original march. It was dedicated to Henry L. West, a newspaperman of the Washington Post staff.

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

N.B. Although the march was composed for a show called Our Flirtations, it is frequently listed as Our Flirtation.


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, Ill., p. 64.
  • Pease, Andy. "Our Flirtation by John Philip Sousa." Wind Band Literature, 26 March 2021. Web.] Accessed 26 March 2021
  • Sousa, J. [19--?]. Our Flirtations: March [score]. Kalmus: Opa-Locka, Fla.