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“The President’s Own”

United States Marine Band

Lieutenant Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
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HOLIDAY MUSIC

"Joy to the World"
Georg Frideric Handel/words by Lowell Mason/arr. Thomas Knox*
Col. John R. Bourgeois, conducting
Recorded Nov. 20, 1985 for NPR and released by the Musical Heritage Society in 2000.

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Leon Jessel/orch. Gould/trans. D. Patterson*
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Recorded Aug. 3, 2009 in John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex in Washington, D.C.

"We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
arr. Thomas Knox*
Recorded Nov. 20, 1985 for NPR and released by the Musical Heritage Society in 2000.



Capriccio Italien, Opus 45
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/arr. Hindsley
©Hindsley Transcriptions
then-Capt. Jason K. Fettig, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band during its 2006 National Concert Tour to the Southeast.


Serenade No. 10 in B-flat, K. 361, Gran Partita
    
 
Largo; Molto allegro
     Menuetto
     Adagio 
     Menuetto: Allegretto 
     Romance: Adagio 
     Tema con variazioni 
     Finale: Molto allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band on April 12, 2014, in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.


Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6, “Carnival at Pest”

 

Franz Liszt/arr. MSgt Donald Patterson*


Col Michael J. Colburn, conducting


Performed by the Marine Band on Jan. 5, 2014, at George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall.



Suite for Strings, Opus 40, “From Holberg’s Time”

     Praelude
     Sarabande 
     Gavotte; Musette 
     Air 
     Rigaudon
Edvard Grieg
Maj Jason K. Fettig, conducting
Performed by the Marine Chamber Orchestra on Aug. 17, 2013, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va.




Johann Sebastian Bach
GySgt Erika Sato, soloist
Performed during the Chamber Music Series on Feb. 16, 2014, in John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex in Washington, D.C.


"Uniquely Trombone"

Sammy Nestico*
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Featuring the Marine Band trombone section
Performed by the Marine Band on April 14, 2013, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va.


Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
     
(Allegro) 
     Andante
     Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach
Capt. Michelle A. Rakers, conducting
MGySgt Claudia Chudacoff, soloist
Performed by the Marine Chamber Orchestra on June 7, 2014, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va.


Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Opus 22

Henryk Wieniawski /arr. D. Patterson*
Col Michael J. Colburn, conducting
SSgt  Karen Johnson, soloist
Performed by the Marine Band on Jan. 5, 2014, at George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall.





Short Stories (2013)
   
Part I
     Somewhere near the end 
     Introit 
     The Priests 
   Part II
     Recitative 
     mother and child 
   Part III
     sonno agitato 
     The Bridge [cadenza] 
     Ma Fin
Joel Puckett
©2013 Joel Puckett Music
then-Capt. Michelle A. Rakers, conducting
Recorded by the Marine Band on March 16, 2013, at Northern Virginia Community College's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.


Bells for Stokowski
 (2002)
Michael Daugherty
Giancarlo Guerrero, conducting
Recorded by the Marine Band on March 31, 2014 at Northern Virginia Community College's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.


"Chunk"
 (2003)
Jonathan Newman
©2003 OK Feel Good Music
Maj. Jason K. Fettig, conducting
Recorded by the Marine Band on Feb. 2, 2014 at Northern Virginia Community College's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.


Suite Moderne for Strings (1982)
 
   Bourrée
   Minuet
   Gavotte
   Sarabande
   Gigue
James Adler
Maj. Jason K. Fettig, conducting
Performed by the Marine Chamber Orchestra on Aug. 17, 2013 at Northern Virginia Community College's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va.


"For 'The President's Own'"
 
John Williams
John Williams, conducting
Recorded by the Marine Band on July 3, 2013, in the John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex in southeast Washington, D.C.




Military March No. 1 in F, "York'sher"
Ludwig van Beethoven/arr. Schade
then-Capt. Michelle A. Rakers, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band Feb. 18, 2007 at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland in College Park.


March, "The Directorate"
John Philip Sousa*/ed. Frank Byrne* and John Boyd
©1992 Ludwig
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band on July 12, 2014, during the Change of Command Concert at Northern Virginia Community College's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va


March, "The Rifle Regiment"

John Philip Sousa*
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in January 2007 at George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall in Fairfax, Va.


March, "Powhatan's Daughter"
John Philip Sousa*
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band during the 2011 National Tour to the Southeast.


March, "On the Campus"
John Philip Sousa*
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band during the 2010 National Concert Tour to the South.


March, "New Colonial" 
Robert Browne Hall
Col. John R. Bourgeois, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in 1983 at Carnegie Hall in New York.


March, "Washington Post"
John Philip Sousa*  
Col. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band on March 19, 2009, in the John Philip Sousa Band Hall in Washington, D.C. The "Washington Post" march celebrates 125 years this month.


Entry March of the Boyares
Johan Halvorsen/trans. Barnes
© 1967 Ludwig
Col. John R. Bourgeois, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in in July 1989 in Hamar, Norway.

Hostrauser's March
W. Paris Chambers
LtCol Jack T. Kline, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in March 1979 at the Departmental Auditorium (now the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium) in Washington, D.C.


"United States Girl Scouts"
Axel W. E. Austin/ arr. Briegel
Capt. Charles P. Erwin, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in March 1979 at the Departmental Auditorium (now the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium) in Washington, D.C.


Mikado
March

John Philip Sousa*
then-Capt. Michael J. Colburn, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in January 2002 at George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall in Fairfax, Va.


Mother Hubbard March

John Philip Sousa*
Col Timothy W. Foley, conducting
Performed by the Marine Band in January 2004 at George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall in Fairfax, Va.


*Member, U.S. Marine Band

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