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Rifle Regiment March, The (Sousa)

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John Phillip Sousa

John Philip Sousa


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General Info

Year: 1886
Duration: c. 3:15
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Out of print

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Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Field Drum
  • Snare Drum


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

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Allegheny College (Penn.) Band Camp for Adult Musicians (Michael Colburn, conductor) - 17 June 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. 67.