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Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster (arr. Sammy Nestico)

General Info

Year: 1968
Duration: c. 7:55
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kendor Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
Flute I-II (2nd Flute doubling Piccolo)
Oboe I-II (2nd Oboe doubling English Horn)
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III (Clarinet I & II divisi a2)
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III/ Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


  • 1st and 2nd Oboe. 4 meas. after reh. M, beat 1: add half note rest
  • 2nd B-flat Clarinet. 5 meas. after reh. O, beat 2: quarter notes should read eighth notes
  • 3rd B-flat Clarinet. 2 meas. after reh. J: 8 measure rest should read 9 measure rest
  • 3rd B-flat Clarinet, 12 meas. after reh. J: reh. K and the key change should be here, not in the next measure
  • 3rd B-flat Clarinet, 1 meas. after corrected reh. K: 3 meas. rest should read 2 meas. rest
  • 1st and 2nd Bassoon. 6 meas. after reh. B: repeat this measure
  • 1st E-flat Alto Saxophone. 3 meas. before reh. H, beat 4: add "mf" dynamic marking
  • 1st B-flat Cornet. meas. 2, beat 1: eighth note-dotted sixteenth note should read sixteenth note-dotted eighth note
  • 2nd B-flat Cornet. 1 meas. before reh. J, beat 2: slur eighth notes
  • 3rd B-flat Cornet. 1 meas. before reh. J, beat 2: slur eighth notes
  • 3rd and 4th Horns in F. 10 meas. after reh. A, beat 2&: D-flat should read D natural
  • Basses. 7 meas. after reh. L: add "Presto"
  • Basses. 19 meas. after reh. L: should read 3 measures rest
  • Basses. 6 meas. after reh. U, beat 2&: D-flat should read D natural
  • String Bass. 6 meas. before reh. H, beat 1-2: quarter rest-quarter note should read half note B-flat
  • Timpani, etc. Reh. A: add 2/4 meter signature
  • Timpani, etc. 1 meas. before reh. C, beat 1: add "ff" dynamic marking
  • Timpani, etc. Reh. L: 3 measure rest should read 5 measure rest
  • Timpani, etc. 7 meas. before reh. M: 7 measure rest should read 4 measure rest
  • Percussion. 6 meas. after reh. I: add "mp" dynamic marking

Program Notes

Especially orchestrated for and performed by the United States Marine Band, under the direction of Lt. Col. Albert Schoepper.

- Program Note from score


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State Ratings

  • Virginia: V


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