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Good Old USA, The

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James Christensen

Medley arranged by James Christensen

General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 5:10
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
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 Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Here are some of the best Sunday in the park songs, combined into a musical salute to American popular music and traditional outdoor concerts. Included are: Bicycle Built for Two, The Surrey with the Fringe on Top, In My Merry Oldsmobile, Seventy-Six Trombones, This Land Is Your Land, You're a Grand Old Flag, When the Saints Go Marching In, and more.

- Program Note from publisher

Commissioned by the Arizona Symphonic Winds by Laszlo Verea, conductor.

- Program Note from score


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Christensen, J. (1997). The Good Old USA [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.