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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa


General Info

Year: 1887 / 1891 / 2016
Duration: c. 2:40
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Harry Coleman
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.

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Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

With important manuscripts unaccounted for, no dedication specified in the printed music, and no mention in Sousa's memoirs, it is not known why this march was given its odd title. It was not published until four years after it was written.

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


Commercial Discography


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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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. 63.
  • Perusal score