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I've Made My Plans for the Summer

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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (arr. Brion and Schissel)


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Subtitle: Waltz


General Info

Year: 1907 / 1997
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
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
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets Solo-I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Drums
Bells

(percussion detail needed)

Vocal Solo (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

I've Made My Plans for the Summer is the maiden's reply to a marriage proposal in this humorous song. The lady dreams of happy days at Luna Lake (Coney Island) "shooting the chutes" and listening to the band. She says she might reconsider at the end of the summer. The song was written at the request of one of the proprietors of the Coney Island amusement park in New York.

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


This arrangement contains optional solos for voice, cornet, baritone, or trombone.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Idaho State University (Pocatello) Symphonic Band (Patrick Brooks, conductor; Orla O'Connor, soprano) – 4 October 2019
  • Grays Harbor Concert Band (Aberdeen, Wash.) (Tiffany Maki, conductor; Andrew Hall, euphonium) – 9 June 2019
  • Colby College (Waterville, Maine) Wind Ensemble (Eric Thomas, conductor; Sam Barry, soprano) – 16 March 2018
  • Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa) Symphonic Band (Scott Muntefering, conductor; Bard Mackey, trombone) – 30 November 2017
  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Randy Schwalbe, conductor) – 12 July 2016
  • Parkland College (Champaign, Ill.) Concert Band (Larry Stoner, conductor; Peggy Miller, soprano) - 5 May 2016


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. 92.