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El Capitan (ME)

Composer
John Philip Sousa
Year of composition
1896
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2012
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
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El Capitan is an operetta from which this march comes from, is in three acts by John Philip Sousa and has a libretto by Charles Klein (with lyrics by Charles Klein and Tom Frost). The piece was Sousa's first successful operetta and his most successful stage work.

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