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Marche Lorraine (arr Mahl)

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Louis Ganne

Louis Ganne (arr. Franz Mahl, ed. Frederick Fennell)


General Info

Year: 1892 / 1981
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piano
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of Print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Field Drum
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Marche Lorraine is one of Gustav Louis Ganne's most well-loved marches. It radiates a luminous sophisticated elegance. This march has played an important historic role in France and the Alsace Lorraine area.

- Program Note by publisher


Marche Lorraine was composed in 1892. The latter half is taken from a song from Lorraine. Originally it was written as a simple piano piece for a gymnastic festival in Nancy, capital of Lorraine. A patriotic text made it a rallying song for reintroduction of the French provinces. During the Second World War, March Lorraine became the march of the free French Forces, which had a cross of Lorraine as their symbol.

- Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Ganne, L.; Mahl, F.; Hennell, F. (1981). Marche Lorraine [score]. Carl Fischer: New York.
  • Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Louis Ganne." Accessed 6 April 2017
  • Smith, Norman E. (1986). March Music Notes. Lake Charles, La.: Program Note Press, pp. 147.