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Overture to "Vautour"

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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa


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General Info

Year: 1886
Duration: c. 4:50
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Harry Coleman
Cost: Score and Parts (print) – Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion area.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Cornets I-II-III
Alto I-II-III-IV
Tenor I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This overture was composed for Adolphe Eugene Philippe d’Ennery’s play Vautour, the Vulture. It was often programmed by the Sousa Band with the subtitles "The Vulture" or "The Vampire." Curiously, a foreign edition published by Lafleur & So was entitled "San Souci" (Carefree).

- 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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  • United States Marine Band (Jason K. Fettig, conductor) – 10 January 2016


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. 126.