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March in F

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (ed. Dunnigan)


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This work bears the designation WoO 18. It may also be found under the name The Yorck Marche.


General Info

Year: 1809 / 1995
Duration: c. 2:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: TRN Music Pub. Co.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

March in F was written between 1809 and 1810 for "his Royal Highness Archduke Anton." It exists in two versions: with and without a trio. It is one of several ceremonial marches that Beethoven composed during this period.

Perhaps the greatest compliment that this music ever has received during its long life came from Paul Hindemith, who in 1946 used the delightful first theme as the basis for his second movement, Geschwindmarsch, in a larger orchestral work called Symphonia Serena, a fitting tribute to wonderfully simple music of timeless quality.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • University of Cincinnati (Ohio) College-Conservatory of Music Wind Ensemble (Thomas Gamboa, conductor) – 19 February 2020
  • University of Georgia (Athens) Hodgson Wind Symphony (Jaclyn Hartenberger, conductor) – 13 November 2019
  • Eastman School of Music (Rochester, N.Y.) Wind Ensemble (Mark Scatterday, conductor) – 1 April 2019
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Mallory Thompson, conductor) – 9 November 2018
  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) Wind Ensemble (Christopher Knighten, conductor) – 23 April 2018
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman) Symphony Band (Brian Britt, conductor) – 20 November 2017
  • University of Texas, Arlington, Wind Symphony (Douglas Stotter, conductor) – 26 March 2017
  • McGill University (Montreal, Que.) Wind Symphony (Alain Cazes, conductor) – 25 January 2017


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