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Sesqui-Centennial Exposition March

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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (arr. Gore)

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General Info

Year: 1926/2003
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Pender's Music Co.
Cost: Score and Parts - $40.00   |   Score Only - $8 .00


Full Score
C Piccolo
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 Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone I-II
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 was held in Philadelphia, the occasion being the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of American independence. Sousa composed this march at the request of exposition officials and dedicated it to the mayor of Philadelphia, W. Freeland Kendrick.

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


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State Ratings

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  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. University of Illinois Press; Urbana, pp. 70
  • Sousa, J.; Gore, H. (2002). Sesqui-Centennial Exposition March [score]. Harold Gore Publishing Co.; Denton, Tex.