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March to Mars

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Jan Stoeckart

Jan Stoeckart (arr. Johan de Meij)


General Info

Year: 1987
Duration: c. 3:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Molenaar Edition
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €70.00   |   Score Only (print) - €14.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
Contra-Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-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
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tubular Bells


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The concert march March to Mars was written for a composition contest of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (EBU). This spectacular work was composed by Julius Steffaro, a pen-name of Jan Stoeckart, who also employs several other pseudonyms: Jack Trombey, Petr Milray and Willy Faust. In this way he has been able to add a large number of works for wind band to his name.

March to Mars has been elaborated and scored by Johan de Meij, who also did the arrangements for wind band of Honky Tonk Ragtime and Cake Walk Phantasy from this composer.

- Program Note from publisher


March to Mars is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Margaret Ross, former Counseling Center Director and Professor of Counseling Services at Marietta College and a strong supporter of the College's instrumental music program and music overall.

- Program Note from Marietta College


Commercial Discography

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