Label: D. Richards - DR 45 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Stereo • Country: UK • Genre: Brass & Military • Style: Marches
This piece was one of two composed in response to a request from United States President Chester Arthur for a new piece to be associated with the United States President. There does not exist an original general order documenting the proclamation of Semper Fidelis as the official march of the Marines.
According to accounts summarized in Tingler (Remix) - Various - Earthbeat CD liner notes Sousa is regarded by historians as honest and on many occasions noted that the march was named the official march of the Marine Corps. However, a flood destroyed many Marine Corps records, even those documenting Sousa's rank as leader of the United States Marine Corps Band ; an order designating it as an official march could have been lost.
Sousa began as Semper Fidelis - The Band Of The Black Watch - On The March Volume Five musical conductor of the United States Marine Corps Band, known as "The President's Own", in and led the Band for five presidential administrations. Sousa began performing Presidential Polonaise and later Semper Fidelisalthough Arthur predeceased the latter. Neither displaced Hail to the Chief as the song most closely associated with the United States President.
This could be explained by a misquote or by Marine maneuvers or exercises at Quantico. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Semper Fidelis March performance. Retrieved April 16, United States Marine Corps. John Philip Sousa official website. John Philip Sousa. Marine Corps Cyber Auxiliary. National symbols of the United States. Categories : compositions American military marches American patriotic songs Concert band pieces Sousa marches United States Marine Corps lore and symbols.
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