Stars and Stripes Forever, The (March)
Concert Band Flute, Oboe, Clarinet I, Clarinet II, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, Trumpet II, Horn, Tenor I, Tenor II, Baritone (Bass Clef), Bassoon, Tuba, Percussion I, Percussion II - Grade 2
March. Composed by John Philip Sousa (1854-1932). Arranged by Andrew Balent. Carl Fischer Young Band Series. Classical. Full Score. With Standard notation. 21 pages. Duration 2 minutes, 24 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.YBS89F).
Item Number: CF.YBS89F
ISBN 0825822629. Key: E-flat major.
This arrangement sounds especially great. Andy Balent's setting is so stirring that your audience will want to stand up and salute. You'll find that the simplifications and range adjustments that make this work accessible to young bands have not diminished the excitement one bit. Some sections, such as the dogfight, do push the top end of this level, but with a bit of work, we think you will be thrilled with the outcome. This is a perfect flag waver for young bands.