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Glory of the Yankee Navy, The (1909)

From Wind Repertory Project
John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa


General Info

Year: 1909 / 2018
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: John Church
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print

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Instrumentation

Full 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
B-flat Soprano Saxophone (optional)
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
E-flat Cornet (optional)
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion

(percussion detail undifferentiated in score)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The musical comedy The Yankee Girl was in need of a spirited march, so Sousa was prevailed upon to provide one. The march, one of Sousa's most interesting musically, was dedicated to the star of the show, Blanche Ring. Lyrics were provided by Kenneth S. Clark. The title underwent a process of evolution. The earliest known manuscript was labeled "Uncle Sam's Navy." Prior to the opening, newspapers referred to the march as The Honor of the Yankee Navy.

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


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • United States Marine Band (Jason K. Fettig, conductor) - 7 September 2019 (Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.)


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, p. 47.
  • Perusal score
  • Sousa, J. (1909). The Glory of the Yankee Navy [score]. John Church: [Philadelphia]