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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa


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General Info

Year: 1916 /
Duration:
Difficulty: c. 4:15 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Harms
Cost: Score and Parts (print) – Out of print.


Instrumentation

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Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

It is easy to understand why Kipling's poem appeal to Sousa: it is intense and martial in nature. The song was used by the Sousa Band only for a short period during and after World War I, but alumni of the Sousa Band appreciated its musical worth and programmed it with their own bands many years after Sousa's death.

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


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • United States Marine Band (Jason K. Fettig, conductor; Kevin Bennear, baritone vocal) – 8 January 2017


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. University of Illinois Press; Urbana, pp. 89.