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Apotheosis (Nestico)

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Sammy Nestico

Sammy Nestico

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Subtitle: Glorious Example

General Info

Year: 1968
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kendor
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $59.00

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


1. Battle hymn of the republic / William Steffe – 3:45
2. Marines hymn / L.Z. Phillips – 2:00
3. Ceremonial fanfares / Sammy Nestico – 1:00


Condensed Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Sammy Nestico created this medley of patriotic songs while he was the arranger for the U.S. Marine Band in 1968. Included are The Marines' Hymn, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and ceremonial fanfares.

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • United States Marine Band (Washington, D.C.) (Bryan P. Sherlock, conductor) – 23 February 2020

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Nestico, S. (1968). Apotheosis: Glorious Example [score]. Kendor Music: Delevan, N.Y.