The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa

The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa

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John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) is an American icon. Most famous for his military marches, the composer-bandmaster led a disciplined group of devoted musicians on numerous American tours and around the world, shaping a new cultural landscape. Paul E. Bierley documents every aspect of the "March King's" band: its history, its star performers, its appearances on recordings and radio, and the problems they faced on their 1911 trip around the world. Enhanced by more than 120 images and photographs, The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa also contains six statistical appendixes detailing where the band played, a complete list of musicians, instrumentation of the band, program listings, and a discography

Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780252031472
0252031474
Call Number: 788 ZSo85b
Characteristics: xxii, 453 p. : ill. ; 29 cm

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