John Philip Sousa
To the king of the march music is besides the Sousaphon dedicated, that on its suggestion of the company G. C. Conn was developed.
Sousa was as a young man with the United States navy Corps and led starting from 1880 the U.S. Navy volume, since 1801 the official chapel of the president. Starting from 1892 it went with its own orchestra on successful tours into the USA and Europe. Both he faced arising the record and later the radio long time rejecting.
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of nearly everyone knows the march music of John Philip Sousa, without the name of the composer and conductor would be also only approximately so common. Its patriotic composition The of star and Stripes Forever of 1897 is considered as a kind second national anthem of the USA and served among other things long years in the German television commercial as theme song of a cleaning agent with military image. Still more well-known the topic is designated by Liberty Bell, after the bell in Philadelphia, which was used as opening music for the TV serial Monty Python's Flying Circus audio file.
Some further its over 100 works particularly belong to the standard repertoire of blowing chapels in all world, like Semper Fidelis and The Washington post office March. This march was composed once on behalf the newspaper Washington post office and made it just as famous as eight decades later uncovering the Watergate affair.
it wrote more than 100 marches; some the most popular are:
- Transit OF Venus March (1883) MIDI file
- Semper Fidelis (1888) MIDI file
- The Washington post office March (1889) MIDI file
- The Thunderer (1889) MIDI file
- The Liberty Bell (1893) MIDI file
- Manhattan Beach March (1893)
- King Cotton (1895)
- The of star and Stripes Forever (1896) MIDI file
- El Capitan (1896)
- Hands Across the Sea (1899)
- Fairest OF the fair (1908)
- U.S. Field Artillery (1917)
- The Gallant Seventh (1922)
- The Black Horse Troop (1924)
- Daughters OF Texas (1929)
- Bullets and bayonets (1919)
- The High school cadets (1890)
- The Queen OF Hearts, 1885, also admits and Roguery as Royalty.
- The Smugglers, 1882.
- Desiree, 1883.
- El Capitan, 1896.
- The Bride Elect, 1897, libretto of Sousa.
- The Charlatan, 1898, also admits text of Sousa as The Mystical measures.
- Chris and the Wonderful Lamp, 1899.
- The Free Lance, 1905.
- The American Maid, 1909, also admits as The Glass Blowers.
In addition Sousa composed the music for six Operetten, which were either unfinished or were not produced: The Devils' Deputy, Florine, The Irish Dragoon, Katherine, The Victory, and The wolf.
Web on the left of
- entries to John Philip Sousa in the catalog of German music archives
- http://www.grainger.de/music/composers/sousa.html further marches of John Philip Sousa
|NAME||Sousa, John Philip|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||picking up vein and composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||6. November 1854|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Washington D.C.|
|DYING DATE||6. March 1932|
|DYING PLACE||Reading, Pennsylvania|