The Bride-Elect March (Sousa, John Philip)

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Performer Pages United States Marine Band (band)
Michael Colburn (conductor)
Publisher Info. Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2012.
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Misc. Notes Performed Jan. 8, 2012, Fairfax, VA: George Mason University
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Performer Pages United States Marine Band (band)
Jason Fettig (conductor)
Publisher Info. The Complete Marches of John Philp Sousa, No.54
Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2016.
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Scores and Parts

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1897. Plate 12556-5.
Reprinted Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, n.d.(after 1930). (#474559)
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 1850 by 1450 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress
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Editor Marine Band Library
Publisher. Info. The Complete Marches of John Philp Sousa, No.54
Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2016.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Orchestra (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1897. Plate 12557-9.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 1880 by 2860 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress
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For Guitar, Mandolin and Piano (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12578-2 1stM, GA; 12578-3 PA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3680 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The mandolin solo part is the same as used in the arrangements for two mandolins and guitar, for two mandolins and piano, for mandolin and piano, for mandolin and guitar, and for solo mandolin.
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For Guitar and 2 Mandolins (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12578-2 1stM, 2dM, GA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3680 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The mandolin solo part is the same as used in the arrangements for mandolin, guitar, and piano, for two mandolins and piano, for mandolin and piano, for mandolin and guitar, and for solo mandolin. The mandolin accompaniment part is the same as used in the arrangement for two mandolins and piano.
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For 2 Mandolins and Piano (Sousa)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12578-2 1stM, 2dM, 12578-3 PA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3680 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The mandolin solo part is the same as used in the arrangements for mandolin, guitar, and piano, for two mandolins and guitar, for mandolin and piano, for mandolin and guitar, and for solo mandolin. The mandolin accompaniment part is the same as used in the arrangement for two mandolins and guitar.
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For Piano 6 hands (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12564-12.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2830 by 3650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress
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For 2 Banjos (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 BS, 12578-2 BA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2960 by 3700 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. Banjo solo part is the same used in the banjo solo arrangement.
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For Banjo and Piano (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 BS, 12578-3 PA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2960 by 3700 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. Banjo solo part is the same used in the banjo solo arrangement.
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For 2 Guitars (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 GS, 12578-2 GA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The guitar accompaniment part is the same as used in the arrangements for mandolin and guitar, for two mandolins and guitar, and for mandolin, guitar, and piano.
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For Guitar and Mandolin (Sousa)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 1stM, 12578-2 GA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3680 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The mandolin solo part is the same as used in the arrangements for mandolin, guitar, and piano, for two mandolins and piano, for mandolin and piano, for two mandolins and guitar, and for solo mandolin.
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For Mandolin and Piano (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 1stM, 12578-3 PA.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3680 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The mandolin solo part is the same as used in the arrangements for mandolin, guitar, and piano, for two mandolins and guitar, for two mandolins and piano, for mandolin and guitar, and for solo mandolin.
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For 2 Zithers (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12629-4 Z.S., 12629-4 Z.A.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2950 by 3650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. Zither solo part is the same as used in the solo zither arrangement.
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For Piano 4 hands (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12563-8.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2850 by 3690 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress
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For Piano solo (Sousa)

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Editor First edition (early reprint)
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1897. Plate 12553-4-L.
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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: John Church Co., 1897. Plate 12553.
Reprinted New York: Dover Publications, 1975.
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For Banjo (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12578-2 BS.
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For Guitar (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 GS.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress
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For Mandolin (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plates 12578-2 1stM.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2900 by 3680 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. The mandolin solo part is the same as used in the arrangements for mandolin, guitar, and piano, for two mandolins and piano, for mandolin and piano, for two mandolins and guitar, and for mandolin and guitar.
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For Zither (Sousa)

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Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1898. Plate 12629-4 Z.S.
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Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color tif files approx. 2950 by 3650 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Source of files: Library of Congress. Zither solo part is the same as used in the two zither arrangement.
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General Information

Work Title The Bride Elect March
Alternative. Title Unchain the Dogs of War
Composer Sousa, John Philip
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 11
Key D-flat major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1897
First Publication. 1897
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2.5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation wind band
Related Works Based on themes from The Bride-Elect
External Links US Marine Band article
Extra Information Main theme of the march is derived from the Act II finale of the operetta "Unchain the Dogs of War".