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Franz von Suppe was born Francesco Ezechiele Ermenegildo Cavaliere di Suppe-Demielli on April 18, 1819. His father and grandfather were both civil servants, and he was distant relative of Gaetano Donizetti. He displayed his talent at an early age when he began to compose music as a young boy, but despite this he received no encouragement from his father to pursue a career in music. He went on to compose many operas, most of which remain relatively obscure; however, the overtures to "Poet and Peasant" and "Light Cavalry" are well known and have been quite popular in transcriptions for concert band and widely used in movies and cartoons. Highly exuberant and spirited, Vienna Jubilation Overture contains all the thrilling elements that are evident in all of von Suppe's remarkable overtures.

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Description
Level
Price
3017281
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$90.00


3017282
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



Antonin Dvorak's Festival March in C Major was written in1879 for the silver wedding anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph and Elizabeth of Austria. The march opens with fanfares for trumpets and brass, leading to melodic strains typical of Dvorak's musical genius. The Festival March epitomizes the grand processional genre and would be most suitable for graduations and ceremonial occasions.
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Description
Level
Price
3016111
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$90.00


3016112
Additional Score 
 
$15.00



This fine addition to the Bourgeois Editions is from Tchaikovsky's grand opera, The Maid of Orleans. Based on the story of Joan of Arc, the three movements can be performed together, or the first and last dances can stand alone in performance as well. Movements include: Dance of the Bohemians - a bright and lively display of virtuosity; Dance of the Pages - an elegant minuet scored for chamber winds; and Dance of the Actors - a fiery and robust finale ideal for any performance. It's a brilliant showcase for upper-level ensembles.
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Description
Level
Price
3014181
Band Set & Score 
A  
$175.00


3014182
Additional Score 
 
$35.00



This ragtime masterpiece was composed in 1907 and is named after the beautiful variegated southern flower. What makes this particular work stand out from other ragtime pieces is the oddity of its structure, rhythm, and melody, which could be the result of the collaboration of these two composers. The first two strains were written by Louis Chauvin, a brilliant young pianist from St. Louis, and the last two strains were composed by the master, Scott Joplin.  A truly unique and appealing ragtime work.  

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Description
Level
Price
3018031
Band Set & Score 
M  
$90.00


3018032
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



Upon leaving the Marine Band to form his own professional band, Sousa wrote this classic original march. It has since become a standard in the repertoire of American concert bands and is now available in this historically accurate edition.

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Description
Level
Price
3013441
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$60.00


3013442
Additional Score 
 
$8.00



This original work for military band was written by the great composer in honor of the young King, Ludwig II, who became Wagner's greatest patron. Col. Bourgeois' meticulously edited edition enables the modern concert band to play this masterwork as it was originally presented.  The brass section plays a prominent role, with separate parts for cornet, fluegelhorn and trumpet.

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Description
Level
Price
3013221
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$80.00


3013222
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



Chadwick (1854-1931) taught harmony, composition, and orchestration at the New England Conservatory, and in 1897 he became the school's director. This unique march is from Chadwick's light operetta, Tabasco. (2:40)
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Description
Level
Price
3013201
Band Set & Score 
M  
$60.00


3013202
Additional Score 
 
$6.00



One of the most popular Czechoslovakian marches, Children of the Regiment has been enjoyed by generations of bands and audiences. This authentic edition has been prepared after meticulous study of the original European edition.

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Description
Level
Price
3010711
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$55.00


3010712
Additional Score 
 
$8.00



One of the world's most famous marches, Semper Fidelis is the official march of the United States Marine Corps. Finally, it is available in an edition prepared by the director of the U.S. Marine Band, as actually played by that great organization.
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Description
Level
Price
3010571
Band Set & Score 
M  
$55.00


3010572
Additional Score 
 
$8.00



This is the best known of the many works written by E.V. "Honey Boy" Cupero during his successful career as a cornetist, band leader, music director, arranger, and composer. First published in 1914, it is a classic example of marches from this era, and it was very popular with American minstrels and circuses.
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Description
Level
Price
3010951
Band Set & Score 
M  
$55.00


3010952
Additional Score 
 
$8.00



John Clifford Heed (1862-1908) was known as the "March Wizard," and has more than 60 published marches to his credit. In Storm and Sunshine was one of his earliest works, and it remains his most popular work to this day. It has all the ingredients for a great march, and this revised edition from Colonel Bourgeois provides a fresh approach to the long time favorite.

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Description
Level
Price
3011891
Band Set & Score 
M  
$60.00


3011892
Additional Score 
 
$8.00



Jacques Offenbach was a product of the Paris Conservatory, becoming a professional cellist. However, today he is best known as the composer of light opera, including "Ballet Parisien," "La Belle Helene" and "Orpheus in the Underworld." This galop is a spirited and lighthearted work containing the origins of what we know today as the Marines' Hymn. This scoring by John Bourgeois is sure to become a standard.

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Description
Level
Price
3011931
Band Set & Score 
M  
$60.00


3011932
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



A standard in advanced flute repertoire, this brilliant showpiece is widely performed in contest and recital settings. Now, with this meticulously prepared accompaniment for winds, you can feature any stellar flute soloist on concert band programs for a stunningly effective concert feature.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3014571
Band Set & Score Solo - A
MA  
$75.00


3014572
Additional Score 
 
$15.00



One of the approximately 88 marches written in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by the gifted cornetist/band leader, this work is as exciting today as it was when it was new. (2:00)
Number
Description
Level
Price
3013211
Band Set & Score 
M  
$60.00


3013212
Additional Score 
 
$8.00



Best known for his marches, Davide delle Cese was an Italian band leader, composer and teacher who enjoyed a long and rich musical career. His march, Inglesina, is one of his most popular marches and is an international favorite. This accomplished edition is based on the original 1871 Italian edition and brings new excitement and freshness to a European classic.

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Description
Level
Price
3011101
Band Set & Score 
M  
$65.00


3011102
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



Taken from the patriotic-heroic opera "A Life for the Tsar," in which Glinka presents a tableau of four Polish dances. One of them, Krakoviak, is a fast, syncopated imitation of horses. Well-loved in the Krakow region for military as well as civilian use, the horses' steps are mimicked by a large on-stage band. This fiery dance is an important part of this popular piece of the Russian operatic repertory.

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Description
Level
Price
3015391
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$85.00


3015392
Additional Score 
MA  
$15.00



Jacques Offenbach's operetta Voyage to the Moon tells the enchanting story of a prince that sets out on an adventure to travel to the moon. Premiered in Paris in October of 1875, the production was loosely based on the popular Jules Verne novel From the Earth to the Moon and spared no expense in making it a major theatrical event. This lively and exuberant overture contains various themes from the operetta including a beautifully lyric horn solo before concluding with a brilliant cancan-like presto that Offenbach is famous for. The musical flair and dance-like exuberance brilliantly reflect the grand spectacle of the stage presentation.

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Description
Level
Price
3018041
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$90.00


3018042
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



This four-movement suite was written in 1909, just before the Sousa Band's world tour. The movements are titled: The Champagnes; The Rhine Wines; The Whiskies - Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, and Rye; and Convention of the Cordials. Each movement reflects the country or region from which the various drinks are derived and can also be performed as separate works. The suite was later revised for orchestra but was never published for band until now. An historically important and welcome addition to the band repertoire!
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Description
Level
Price
3013531
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$95.00


3013532
Additional Score 
MA  
$20.00



William Paris Chambers (November 1, 1854 - November 13, 1913) was an American composer, cornet soloist and bandmaster who wrote several cornet solos and nearly 90 marches. His most famous marches are Chicago Tribune, The Boys of the Old Brigade, Hostrauser's, Northwind and Revelation. The King of Terror March was published by J.W. Pepper in 1882. Its title is thought to be inspired by a carnival or midway attraction. The march is fast and furious, with all the drama and ferocity that's reflected in its name. Although one of his earlier marches, King of Terror contains all of the characteristics of Chambers' famous bravura band writing.
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Description
Level
Price
3015741
Band Set & Score 
M  
$70.00


3015742
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



An American masterpiece!  This special Sesquicentennial Edition of Sousa's greatest and most well-known work was prepared by the former conductor of the "President's Own" United States Marine Band.  The combination of musical composition with conducting acumen, historic research and 100 years of performance tradition makes this the definitive edition of America's favorite march. 

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Description
Level
Price
3013541
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$60.00


3013542
Additional Score 
MA  
$8.00



An elegant, stylish French march by Adolphe Sellenick, the former conductor of the Garde Republicaine Band.  This work was frequently programmed by John Philip Sousa and his Sousa Band. Colonel Bourgeois' edition is well worth inclusion in the repertoire of bands everywhere.

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Description
Level
Price
3010991
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$55.00


3010992
Additional Score 
 
$10.00



In 1911 Johan Halvorsen composed incidental music for a production of Ludvig Holberg's play "The Lying-in Room" and later arranged the music into his "Suite Ancienne Op. 31." The suite in five movements contains some of Halvorsen's most descriptive musical output. In harmony and instrumentation, he bursts the bounds of his baroque canvas, imbuing his music with the unmistakable stamp of Neoclassicism. The five movements consists of: 1. Intrada, 2. Air con variations, 3. Gigue, 4. Sarabande, and 5. Bouree. The arranger, Colonel John Bourgeois, has also arranged Halvorsen's In Memoriam, Op.30 and the four-movement "Little Masquerade Suite." He notes that the "Suite Ancienne" may be played as a complete entity or each of the movements may be performed individually.
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Description
Level
Price
3015751
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$200.00


3015752
Additional Score 
 
$25.00



In 1922 Halvorsen was commissioned to write incidental music for the bicentennial performance of a comedy written by Norwegian playwright Ludvig Holberg. Masquerade calls for a diverse pallet of music depicting ballet and dance scenes filled with silly play and gaiety. As a result, the music is graceful, as found in Cotillion, playful as in the Bacchanale, and burlesque for the Rooster and Grotesque dances. The original Masquerade Suite for orchestra consisted of eight dances; this arrangement for concert band comprises the first, third, fifth and sixth movements of Halvosen's original suite. A delightful programing selection displaying humor, wit and elegance in the four brief movements.
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Description
Level
Price
3015381
Band Set & Score 
MA  
$110.00


3015382
Additional Score 
MA  
$15.00



Carl Teike was a German composer of military band music at the turn of the 20th century.  Old Comrades, perhaps his most recognized work, is presented in a fresh re-scoring of the original manuscript.  It was a programming favorite of the United States Marine Band under Col. Bourgeois masterful leadership.

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Description
Level
Price
3010561
Band Set & Score 
M  
$55.00


3010562
Additional Score 
 
$8.00