The Stars and Stripes Forever (March). Composed by John Philip Sousa (1854-1932). Arranged by Keith Brion & Loras Schissel. Concert band. Sousa Centennial Series. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR137 & CL.WFR343). March, Patriotic. Grade 4. Score and set of parts. Composed 1996. Duration 3 minutes, 26 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.WBM-2818-00).
The most popular march ever written in a new edition created from the Sousa traveling band parts. December 24, 1996 marked the 100th anniversary of Sousa composing this master-piece. Includes the vocal part (opt.) and extensive rehearsal and program notes for directors regarding the performance practices and styles of the period.