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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa

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General Info

Year: 1929
Duration: c. 8:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Manuscript
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

One of Sousa's rarely played fantasies, this featured several variation on the popular song of the same name. It also included two other popular melodies: I'll Always Be in Love with You and He's Going to Marry Yum-Yum (from The Mikado).

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

Based on Irving Berlin's song When my dreams come true, from the film Cocoanuts (1929).

- Program Note from score

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  • Bierley, P. (1973). John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works. University of Illinois Press; Urbana, pp. 121.
  • Sousa, J.; Berlin, I.; Sousa Archives for Band Research; Sousa Preservation Project [1929]. When My Dreams Come True [Manuscript musical score]. Sousa Archives for Band Research.