A short and vibrant concert overture that resonates with the essence of the American spirit. While the work consists primarily of original material, there are brief hints and echoes of The Star Spangled
This flag-waving symphonic celebration of our country is unabashedly patriotic! A bold fanfare reflects the strength and courage demonstrated by Americans followed by a musical journey through several
This great event in our nation's history forged through fire the future of our country. Using popular songs from the Civil War era, we see a musical portrait of that time; tuneful and playable. An important
This tuneful medley commemorates World War I with four songs that were popular and widely performed during that historic era. It opens with the well-known Over There,
A moving musical tribute that will enhance any concert or festival performance. Beginning with the solemn sounds of snare drum, this wonderfully written piece honors the memory of the sailors of the U.S.S.
This massive work epitomizes the style of Claude T. Smith. It is listed on most major state repertoire lists. It is a deeply-felt, sonorous treatment of a beloved melody that is suitable for
Flight is the official march of the Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. It was commissioned by the Air Force Band in 1984 and was premiered by the organization in November of that year.
One of the most honored and respected speeches of all time, the Gettysburg Address is presented with an accompaniment that is playable by elementary groups. Outstanding for change of pace
A stirring chorale prelude in Smith's grandiose style that even offers optional audience participation. Great fanfares help to make this a real crowd pleaser!
This rousing arrangement of America, also known as My Country 'Tis of Thee, is perfect for mass band finales or any patriotic event. A bold and stately fanfare opens and closes the piece
This original concert work was inspired by and dedicated to the men and women who serve in the National Guard. Composed to honor these citizen soldiers, it features noble and majestic themes as well as a
This classic march remains one of the best known and most popular marches ever written. The combination of magnificent march-style writing and musical quotes from the Star-Spangled Banner give
Young bands and their audiences can now enjoy America's most famous march. This setting includes the introduction and the trio, as well as two versions of the famous piccolo solo. One version is advanced
This thoroughly researched edition represents a study of first edition printings, performance notes of Sousa Band members and markings in the Sousa Band encore books in the U.S.Marine library. All of
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