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American Stride, The

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Hale A. VanderCook

Hale A VanderCook (arr. Larry Henry)

General Info

Year: 1919 / 2009
Duration: c. 2:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00; (digital) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion (4 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

It's not widely known that H. A. VanderCook was a popular march composer and composed over 70 marches. Stylish and tuneful, here is one of his better-known works, scored for modern concert band and ready for a new generation of fans.

- Program Note from publisher

Dedicated to the VanderCook College of Music's second century of leadership in music education, Chicago, Ill.

- Program Note from score

Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Perusal score
  • VanderCook, H.; Henry, L. (2009). The American Stride: March [score]. Alfred Music Pub.: [Van Nuys, Calif.].