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Semper Fidelis (ME)

Composer
John Philip Sousa
Year of composition
1888
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2012
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
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"Semper Fidelis", which was written in 1888 by John Philip Sousa, is regarded as the official march of the United States Marine Corps. This piece was one of two composed in response to a request from United States President Chester Arthur for a new piece to be associated with the United States President.

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