Classical Music/Parade music

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Here are some notes from a march that is played at every Fourth of July parade:
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I don't know if this is the beginning of the piece or the refrain.

Do you know the name and composer of this march? Thank you!

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Hi,
Your notation was pretty good! The only mistake is that the first note is a pickup, then everything shifts a beat to the left.

This is the trio(second part)of one of the famous marches by John Philip Sousa. I don't work with those, so it is hard for me to remember which is which. If you look for Sousa marches, listening through to past the middle of each, you will probably find this pretty quickly.

Happy listening,
David Froom

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