Congress Hall (Sousa, John Philip)

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Publisher Info. The Complete Marches of John Philp Sousa, No.17
Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2015.
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Publisher. Info. The Complete Marches of John Philp Sousa, No.17
Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2015.
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Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: Harry Coleman, (1882?).
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2200 by 1650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. Original images are scans of old photocopies and are in poor shape. Six of the parts are copyist's manuscripts.
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For Piano solo (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Washington, D.C.: John F. Ellis & Co., 1882. Plate Congress Hall M.
Reprinted Washington, D.C.: John F. Ellis & Co., 1901.
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General Information

Work Title Congress Hall
Alternative. Title March
Composer Sousa, John Philip
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's March tempo (90 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882
First Publication. 1885 - Philadelphia: Harry Coleman
Dedication To H.J. and G.R. Crump
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation wind band
InstrDetail see below
flute (also piccolo), oboe, E clarinet, 3 clarinets (B), alto clarinet* (E), bass clarinet* (B)
3 saxophones (alto (E), tenor (B), baritone* (B)), bassoon
3 horns (E), 4 cornets (1 in E*, 3 in B), baritone, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion
*optional (ad lib.) instruments
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