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Caesar's Triumphal March

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G.F. Mitchell

General Info

Year: 1898
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: John Church
Cost: Score and Parts (print) – Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.

Instrumentation (probably incomplete)

D-flat Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II-III
B-flat Trumpets & Drum Corps
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Tenor Horn I-II
Trombone I-II-III

(Percussion instrumentation undifferentiated in score)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Caesar's Triumphal March was apparently named after Julius Caesar, who personally witnessed a number of triumphal parades in his honor. In a spirit similar to the victory celebrations of ancient Rome, the enduring composition, published in 1898, is normally used at grand parades and gaudy spectacles.

- Program Note from Circus Songs: An Annotate Anthology

As played by Ringling Bros. ' Circus Band

- Program Note from solo cornet part

Commercial Discography

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Cary (N.C.) Town Band (Stuart Holoman, conductor) – 27 February 2017

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Studwell, W., et al. (1999). "Circus Songs: An Annotated Anthology." New York: The Haworth Press, pp. 5.