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John Philip Sousa

November 6, 1854 - March 6, 1932
born in Washington D.C., composed during the Romantic period
John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) was an American composer and band leader whose name is almost synonymous with marches. Trained in music in his youth and educated in the Marine Corps Band, Sousa composed his first march at 16. Throughout his career, he was renowned for his rousing patriotic marches, such as The Stars and Stripes Forever, The Washington Post, and The Liberty Bell. But Sousa was also successful as a composer of operettas, including El Capitan and The Bride Elect. With the Sousa Band, he toured around the world to great critical acclaim and received honors from heads of state. ~ Blair Sanderson, Rovi
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Track List: Sousa 3

Title: The Fairest Of The Fair, March For Band
Title: Hands Across The Sea, March For Band
Title: The Diplomat, March For Band
Title: The Rifle Regiment, March For Band
Title: The Occidental, March For Band
Title: Riders For The Flag, March For Band
Title: Hail To The Spirit Of Liberty, March For Band
Title: The High School Cadets, March For Band
Title: Boy Scouts Of America March, March For Band
Title: The Picador, March For Band
Title: The Directorate, March For Band
Title: The Black Horse Troop, March For Band
Title: Nobles Of The Mystic Shrine, March For Band
Title: The Beau Ideal, March For Band
Title: The Belle Of Chicago, March For Band
Title: The Corcoran Cadets, March For Band
Title: The National Game, March For Band
Title: The Loyal Legion, March For Band
Title: The Liberty Bell, March For Band
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Track List: Sousa Original II / United States Marine Band

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Track List: Sousa Original / United States Marine Band

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Track List: Fennell Conducts Sousa [Hybrid SACD]

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Track List: John Philip Sousa: Music For Wind Band, Vol. 3

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Track List: John Philip Sousa: Music For Wind Band, Vol. 6

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liesel.neuba u e r
sousa band yes
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band sousa yes
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sousa band yes
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sousan bad
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yes sousa band
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Patriotism personified. . . g r e a t !
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no yes sausa band
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Only in America....S e m p e r Fidelis, USMC!
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So Americanic
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Excellent music should you stop at Pandora and listen to this it,s cool ����☺
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Great music, steers up vigor, patriotism and fellowship !!!
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grcs.griffit h
USA: Hoo-Ahh! USMC: Oorah! Is that correct?
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Semper Fidelis...a great march. Semper Fi!
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Absolutely.. . l o v e the United States MarineCorps Band. Semper Fidelis!
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flasmus
Great Music
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Fantastic United States Marine Corps Band rendition. Semper Fidelis.
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As a student in band I really love Sousa's lively spin on marches
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My Dad played Sousa all the time---how I miss him and this music brings back so many memories!
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Sousa marches were so fun to play if you were a tuba player.
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Semper Fidelis!
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hgreenm
Even though the Marines like to claim Sousa as their own, during World War I he served as an officer in the US Naval Reserve. Also, Sousa didn't write a bass drum score to his music. However, he did add a special bass drum accent to such songs as The Washington Post and Simper Fidelis. Many scores omit Sousa's bass drum accent.
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hgreenm
It was Sousa marches that lead to the imperialisti c conquest of Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the Philippines during the Spanish American War. My favorite Nobles of the Mystic Shrine by Sousa.
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Movie: Stars and Stripes Forever (1952); Clifton Webb Played Sousa.
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Was a movie ever made of Sousa's life?
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historyboy8
I love to listen to Sousa while doing yard work and I feel sad that I did not get the opportunity to play any of his marches.
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I love listening to this while exercising in the morning!
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army 101st infantry 1987-1991 I love Sousa!
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Semper Fidelis!
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What a great station to listen to today- Happy Veteran's Day!
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Veterans Day Thanks to the men and women who so gallantly served Freedom is still our right.
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I had a great, great uncle, last name was Onion he played in the John Philip Sousa's band so I am told>
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Marines. the few, the proud
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How can I make Pandora play longer than 10 minutes?
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"THE MARCH KING" Wonderful music
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@dirtblockcr e e p e r they way you said is an army thing not the way Marines do it!
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mattsegel
Marches and marches ... Happy memorial day !!!
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Ductos Exemplo Oorah.
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This freaked me out This isn't fake. Apparently, if you copy and paste this on ten comments in the next ten minutes, you will have the best day of your life tomorrow. You will either get kissed or asked out, if you break this chain you will see a little dead girl in your room tonight. In the next 53 minutes someone will say I love you or I'm sorry This freaked me out This isn't fake
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Thanks for reminding me and I don't mean to correct you but it's "Hooah"
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Good evening everyone. United States Marine Corps Birthday -- Semper Fidelis. November 10, 2012. Oooorah!
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rjlprech
Thank you for letting us hear more of this wonderful music. I played the sousaphone for eight years in public schools. (E flat and double B flat both) The attached address is my wife's email. She also played the trombone and we love this band music.
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aquarnsb
Oh, an Happy Birthday to the Marine Corps this week!!
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aquarnsb
I am a Marine Mom of two and a retired Navy Nurse. I LOVE Sousa. 'Even enjoyed playing these marches in highschool band on the clarinet. You fingers REALLY have to fly though....an y t i m e is a good time for Sousa!
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I'm a Poud Fomer Sailor and love a good Sousa march and when I was busy stating the Viet Nam war the ship I was on had a lot of helicopters and good Marine friends. Interservice rivilries are a fun game but we,re all invested in the price of freedom and the first person to help out was a Marine and he you. Semper Fi my Jar Head Friend. DMB
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cassie.soren s o n 9
Great Quote! Happy 4th of July!
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