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Rifle Regiment March, The

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John Phillip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (edited by Frederick Fennell)

This article deals with Frederick Fennell's 1985 edition of this march.


General Info

Year: 1886 / 1985
Duration: c. 3:15
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ludwig Music Publishing
Cost: Score and parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - Unknown


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Soprano Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet Solo
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Contra-Alto Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Cornet (in Bb) I-II-II
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion (5 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash)
  • Field Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

According to the inscription on the printed music, this march was dedicated to the officers and men of the 3rd U.S. Infantry. Although different from Sousa's other marches in musical format, it is regarded as one of his better efforts.

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


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • United States Marine Band (Jason K. Fettig, conductor) – 10 January 2016
  • Interlochen High School Symphonic Band [Interlochen, Mich.] (Frederick Fennell, conductor) - 6 August 1977


Works for Winds by this Composer


Additional Resources

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