George Washington Bicentennial (Sousa, John Philip)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Sousa)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cleveland: Sam Fox Publishing Co., 1930. Plate George W.B.M.-4.
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General Information

Work Title George Washington Bicentennial
Alternative. Title March
Composer Sousa, John Philip
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 39
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1930 – Cleveland: Sam Fox Pub. Co.
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1957 (R203374) (arr. for solo piano)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2026.

Dedication Written in commemoration of the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Military band