2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. Works. Selections.

  1. John Philip Sousa collection, 1849-2004

    approximately 9,000 items. 96 containers. 14 mapcase folders. 48.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Though composer, arranger, and conductor John Philip Sousa is best known for his marches, his oeuvre also includes many songs, dances, overtures, suites, fantasies, and operettas, among others. The collection consists largely of holograph full scores for band and orchestra, but there are also some parts, sketches, and printed scores, as well as works by other composers. The business papers document the operations of John Philip Sousa, Inc., primarily after his death. The collection also includes photographs, book drafts, and miscellaneous items featuring Sousa and The Sousa Band.

  2. Christopher Dodrill collection on John Philip Sousa, 1876-1992

    approximately 300 items. 11 containers. 1 mapcase folder. 5.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    John Philip Sousa was an American composer, bandmaster, and arranger, known for his military and patriotic marches. Christopher Dodrill is an educator and noted Sousa researcher and collector. The collection includes many first editions of Sousa’s marches and concert works in mint condition, as well as many rare European editions of his works. It also contains published sheet music, photographs, promotional posters, advertisements, and posthumously produced commemorative mementoes.

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