Juba Dance (Dett)

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Robert Nathaniel Dett

Robert Nathaniel Dett (orch. John Philip Sousa)

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Subtitle: From In the Bottoms Suite

Title varies

General Info

Year: 1913 / 1926
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piano
Publisher: Unpublished
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Dett wrote the suite In the Bottoms, a "characteristic suite" in five movements, for piano in 1913. Juba Dance (or Dance (Juba)) is the fifth movement.

- Program Note adapted from Wikipedia

The orchestration for band by John Philip Sousa is unpublished. It may be found on microfilm at the Sousa Archives for Band Research at the University of Illinois.


None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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  • Virginia Grand Military Band (Alexandria) (Loras John Schissel, conductor) - 5 November 2022

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. University of Illinois Press; Urbana, pp. 139.
  • Dett, R.; Sousa Archives for Band Reearch; Sousa Preservation Project (19uu). Juba [score]. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.