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A Grand Sousa Concert / Foley, Great American Main Street Band


Release Date: 01/18/1991 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54130   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
2. King Cotton by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3. Liberty Bell by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
4. El Capitan (march) by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5. Fairest of the Fair by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6. Washington Post by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
7. Foshay Tower Washington Memorial by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8. Who's Who in Navy Blue by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1920; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9. Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
10. Presidential Polonaise by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
11. Gallant and Gay We'll March Away by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Let's Hurrah!". 
12. Let's Hurrah! by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Gallant and Gay We'll March Away". 
13. Gladiator March by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
14. Gliding Girl by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
15. With Steady Step by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 0 Minutes 47 Secs. 
16. Sabre and Spurs by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
17. La Reine de la Mer by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
18. Mikado March by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a medley tribute to Gilbert and Sullivan. 
19. With Pleasure by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
20. Here's to your Health, Sir! by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
21. Manhattan Beach by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
22. George Washington Bicentennial by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
23. Pathfinder of Panama by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Great American Main Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1990 
Venue:  Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Washington Post
Gallant and Gay We'll March Away / Let's Hurrah!
The Pathfinder of Panama
El Capitan
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
The Gladiator
The Gliding Girl (Tango)
Foshay Tower Washington Memorial
Who's Who In Navy Blue
King Cotton
The Presidential Pofonaise
The Liberty Bell
With Steady Step
The Stars And Stripes Forever!
Sabre and Spurs
La Reine de la Mer (Vaises)
Mikado March
George Washington Bicentennial
Manhattan Beach
With Pleasure (Dance Hilarious)
The Fairest of the Fair
Here's To Your Health, Sir!
The Washington Post

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  3 Customer Reviews )
 Great Playing of Great Marches February 26, 2013 By Wendy B. (New York, NY) See All My Reviews "I bought this really well played collection of Sousa marches for my 10 year old granddaughter who is playing the cornet in her elementary school band. It iw wonderful for the kids to hear this music well played and lively as their tastes and ears are being trained. We hear so many poor renditions of these marches that a collection of this caliber is a joy. It is not a record to sit down and listen to end to end, unless you are a real Sousa fan, but listening in bits or , for the kids, hearing a well played version of something you are working on is a big help for improving performance. For what it is, a brilliantly played set of Sousa Marches, some well known and some new to many ears, it is absolutely tops!" Report Abuse
 Stirring Stuff. October 19, 2012 By John W. (Woori Yallock Vic., Australia) See All My Reviews "Nicely recorded, this Disc is wonderful Sousa indeed. The famous composer of Marching Music began his musical journey as a violinist and played in theatre orchestras with considerable skill. He joined the Marine Band, and soon began his career as a composer. His skill lay in making intricate tunes sound better when "orchestrated" with catchy rhythms, and combining these with the soft sound of woodwinds soon followed by the loud sound of the brass. As a result his works have a magic appeal and are "happy". His best known compositions, The Liberty Bell, The Stars and Stripes Forever, and The Washington Post are brilliantly played here. High Recommendation." Report Abuse
 TRULY GREAT SOUSA! September 16, 2012 By PATRICK HUMPHREYS (SANTA ANA, CA) See All My Reviews "The two wonderful CD's [American Main Street Band Circus music recording] are classic! I certainly wish the group would record other records. This is a group of really talented professionals." Report Abuse
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