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Patriotic Salute, A (Cohan)

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George M. Cohan

George M Cohan (arr. John O'Reilly and Sally Albrecht)

Subtitle: For Band with Optional Chorus

General Info

Year: 1999
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Show tunes
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishers
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
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
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone

Choir (optional)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A Patriotic Salute is a medley of two of George M. Cohan's most popular hits, The Yankee Doodle Boy and You're a Grand Old Flag.

- Program Note adapted from publisher

Dedicated to the chorus and band participants of the 1999 Archdiocesan Music Festival, Philadelphia, Pa.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Karl L. King Municipal Band (Fort Dodge, Iowa) (Jerrold P. Jimmerson, conductor) - 29 May 2023
  • Karl L. King Municipal Band (Fort Dodge, Iowa) (Jerrold P. Jimmerson, conductor) - 13 March 2022
  • Unnamed Tennessee ensemble – 3 September 2016

Works for Winds by This Composer


None discovered thus far.