The Free-Lance (Sousa, John Philip)

For the later march (also known as "On to Victory"), based on themes from this operetta, see The Free-Lance (march).



Sheet Music

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Language English
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church, 1906. Plate 15200.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

See also The Free-Lance (march).


For Piano (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1906. Plate 15273-15.
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General Information

Work Title The Free-Lance
Alternative. Title Operetta in Two Acts
Composer Sousa, John Philip
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 37
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1905
First Performance. 1906-03-26 in Springfield, MA
First Publication. 1906 – Cincinnati: The John Church Co.
Librettist Harry Bache Smith (1860-1936)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra