The Washington Post March

John Philip Sousa
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During the heyday of the mandolin in the United States, the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Sousa was the most popular American composer. All of his marches from that time were published in multiple mandolin arrangements, including this one, although I have not been able to locate a copy of it. This arrangement was made from the band and solo piano versions, and I played it on the PBS American Experience program, "If You Knew Sousa."

Score ID
John Philip Sousa
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Solo Mandolin [notation] + piano
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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