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The Washington Post March by Sousa. Sheet music for Violin, page 1.

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Sousa - The Washington Post March

Sheet music for violin

Info: One of his most popular marches throughout the United States and many other countries. In 1889, the owners of The Washington Post newspaper requested that John Philip Sousa, the leader of the United States Marine Band, compose a march for the newspaper's essay contest awards ceremony. Sousa obliged; "The Washington Post March" was introduced at the ceremony on June 15, 1889, and it became quite popular.
Date: 1889
Artist: John Philip Sousa
Born: 6 November 1854, Washington
Died: 6 March 1932, Reading
The artist: American conductor and composer of the late Romantic period, mainly known for American military and patriotic marches. Because of his mastery of march composition, he is known as "The March King" or the "American March King" due to his British counterpart Kenneth J. Alford also being known by the former nickname.
Instrument: Violin
Key: C major
Range: E4 - C6
Time signature: 6/8
Tempo: 116 BPM
Duration: 1:47
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Classical

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