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A Sousa Celebration ()

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composed by John Philip Sousa

On this 2017 Chandos release, the most famous marches and other short works of John Philip Sousa receive rousing performances by Kristjan Järvi and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the superb audiophile presentation makes this album essential listening for fans of this quintessential American music. At first, Järvi's brisk tempos may seem stylistically out of step with traditional performances, where a broader pacing is suited to a marching band, not a seated concert orchestra. (As a conductor, Järvi had little ...

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  1. The Washington Post, march for band
  2. Sandalphon Waltzes, waltz for orchestra (or band)
  3. The Irish Dragoon, operetta: Overture
  4. The Irish Dragoon, operetta: Circus Galop
  5. The Thunderer, march for band
  6. Humoresque on Swanee, humoresque for band (after Gershwin)
  7. The Invincible Eagle, march for band
  8. Nymphalin, reverie for violin & orchestra (or band)
  9. On Wings of Lightning, galop for band
  10. Humoresque on Look for the Silver Lining, humoresque for band (after Kern)
  11. Semper Fidelis, march for band
  12. Dwellers of the Western World, suite for band
  13. The Liberty Bell, march for band
  14. El Capitan, operetta: Waltzes
  15. El Capitan, operetta: March
  16. The Gliding Girl, tango for band
  17. The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band
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A Sousa Celebration
2017, Chandos

UPC: 095115518229

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