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George Washington Suite

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Mike Hannikel

Mike Hannickel

General Info

Year: 2002
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Curnow Music Press, through Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $49.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


1. Washington's Grand March
2. Fancy Menuit with Figure Dance by Two Young Ladies…
3. Brandywine Quickstep


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

George Washington Suite is based on three tunes known to have been composed for (or about) George and Martha Washington in their own time. Probably the best known of the three is the first, Washington's Grand March, believed to have been written by Francis Hopkinson, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The second movement has the delightful title Fancy Menuit with figure Dance by Two young Ladies in the presance of Mrs. Washington in 1792. Phila. (sic) A fife-and-drum style arrangement of Brandywine Quickstep completes this early American triptych.

- Program Note from publisher

Dedicated to the Pleasant Valley Middle School Band, Carol Kouklis, Director, Placerville, California.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Louisiana: I
  • Louisiana: II
  • Texas: I. (Mvt. 2 plus one other)
  • Texas: II. Complete


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