As is custom, music director Carl St.Clair will once again hold a conducting clinic for children before the orchestra’s Symphony in the Cities events in Mission Viejo and Irvine this month, and then have them come to stage en masse
As you will probably hear “Star and Stripes Forever,” or “Semper Fidelis” or “The Washington Post” or some other famous Sousa march today, I thought I’d share one of his lesser known gems, the “George Washington Bicentennial” March. Rudolf Urbanec
Symphony in the Cities program announced
This summer’s Symphony in the Cities concerts, conducted by Carl St.Clair, will be held in Mission Viejo and Irvine on July 28 and July 29, respectively. Programming for these alfresco events has now been announced. The musical fare will include
Happy 4th: Horowitz plays ‘Stars and Stripes’
Everyone should hear this at least once in their life: Vladimir Horowitz plays his own arrangement of Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” on April 23, 1951 at Carnegie Hall.
Sousa addendum: ‘The Stars and Stripes Forever’ piccolo part
As mentioned in my previous post on Sousa, the United States Marine Band is currently immersed in creating a new edition of all of the marches, in chronological order. Not only are the band’s recordings available for free downloading, but
By TIMOTHY MANGAN Summer is upon us and that means that, as Americans, at some point in the next few months most of us will hear a Sousa march. The Pacific Symphony alone has four of them on its schedule.