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  John Philip Sousa


  The Golden Age of American Bands


From the late 1800's to the early 1900's, professional bands toured all over the United States, and many towns in this country had their own amateur bands.   [MORE]



COMPOSER TIMELINE

COMPOSER TIMELINE
Check the Classics for Kids Composer Timeline to find out what was happening in the world when Sousa was composing his music.

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LISTEN TO THE MUSIC
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MUSICAL VIDEOS
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THE STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER

THE STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
John Philip Sousa wrote lyrics for his famous march, The Stars and Stripes Forever. You can find his words on the Sousa activity sheet.

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