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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (ed. U.S. Marine Band)

General Info

Year: 1879 / 2015
Duration: c. 3:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: United States Marine Band
Cost: Score and Parts – Free.

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Full Score
C Piccolo
Oboe (optional)
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Saxophone (originally Solo E-flat Alto Horn)
B-flat Cornet I-II
B-flat Cornet III-IV (optional)
Horn in F Solo (originally Solo E-flat Alto Horn)
Horn in F III-IV (originally E-flat Alto Horn I-II)
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The derivation of this march's title was the resumption of the use of gold and silver coin in the United States after the post-Civil War inflation and depression.

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


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. University of Illinois Press; Urbana, pp. 66-67.