The Stars and Stripes Forever (Sousa, John Philip)

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Carolus (2010/8/26)

Performer Pages United States Marine Band (Band)
Performers Col. Michael J. Colburn (conductor)
Publisher Info. Washington, DC: United States Marine Band
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Mikemoral (2011/2/26)

Performers Washington, D.C.: United States Navy Band
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Gerald Gardner (2013/1/23)

Performers Sibelius 5.4.0
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Misc. Notes Gardner edition
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Sheet Music

Scores

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Romanov76110 (2008/7/3)

Publisher. Info. Composer's autograph manuscript
Boston: April 26, 1897.
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Misc. Notes Color scan
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rgirsberger (2012/2/6)

Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church, 1897.
Reprinted Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., n.d.(after 1930). Plate 34002.
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Misc. Notes black and white, 300 dpi
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Parts

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Cypressdome (2013/3/6)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1897. Plate 12340–5.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2680 by 3430 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
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Carolus (2009/1/24)

Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church Co., 1897.
Reprinted Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., n.d.(after 1930). Plate 34002-6.
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Editor (2010/10/25)

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Publisher. Info. Japan: Nellafonte Music Press, n.d.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Wind Band (Gardner)

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Gerald Gardner (2013/1/26)

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Gerald Gardner (2013/1/23)

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Misc. Notes Arranged for an expanded marching or concert band
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For Brass Band (Colmer)

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arranger (2011/9/10)

Arranger Geoff Colmer
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For String Quartet (Epstein)

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Ravpapa (2013/2/12)

Arranger Yoel Epstein
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For Piano 6 hands

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Peter (2007/9/30)

Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church, 1897. Plate 30113.
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Misc. Notes Plate 30113 is probably from Theodore Presser, who absorbed Church in 1930.
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For Voice and Piano (Sousa)

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Peter (2007/9/30)

Editor First edition (reprint)
John Philip Sousa (1854–1932), lyrics
Language English
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church, 1898. Plate 12675.
Reprinted Sousa's Great Marches
New York: Dover Publications, 1975.
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For Clarinet and Piano (Gokan)

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Yuji Gokan (2011/5/14)

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Yuji Gokan (2011/5/14)

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For Piano solo (Sousa)

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Peter (2007/9/30)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church, 1897. Plate 12187.
Reprinted Sousa's Great Marches
New York: Dover Publications, 1975.
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Carolus (2006/12/15)

Editor Benjamin Bloomfield
Publisher. Info. Mutopia Project, 2005
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Misc. Notes Source: Original edition (Church)
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General Information

Work Title The Stars and Stripes Forever
Alternative. Title
Composer Sousa, John Philip
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1896-97
First Performance. 1897-05-14 near Philadelphia, Willow Grove Park
The Sousa Band, John Philip Sousa (conductor)
First Publication. 1897 – Philadelphia: Church
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3-4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Military Band, also arranged for Orchestra, Piano by the composer
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Nearly all of Sousa's marches were issued simultaneously in versions for Band, Orchestra, and Piano solo.