About 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'
||Sousa, John Philip (biography) (sheet music)|
|Born:||November 6, 1854
, Washington, D.C
|Died:||March 6, 1932
, Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
|The Artist:||John Philip Sousa was an American composer and conductor known primarily for American military marches. Among his best-known marches are "The Stars and Stripes Forever" (National March of the United States of America), "Semper Fidelis" (official march of the United States Marine Corps), "The Liberty Bell", "The Thunderer", and "The Washington Post".|
The Stars and Stripes Forever is an American patriotic march, written by John Philip Sousa in 1896.It was composed in honour of David Blakely, who was manager of the Sousa Band. It was an instant hit and only a year later was adopted as the official national march of the United States of America.
| Score Key:||Eb major (Sounding Pitch) F major (Clarinet in Bb) (View more Eb major Music for Clarinet )|
| Time Signature:||2/2 (View more 2/2 Music)|
|Tempo Marking:||Quick March = c.88 =110|
|Number of Pages:||7|
| Difficulty:||Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players |
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