John Philip Sousa

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
    Cadetten Marsch. The High School Cadets March.
    Place & Publisher Anton J. Benjamin Hamburg
    Subjects:
  • 1863
    The Chariot Race. Transcription.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson Company Boston
    Subjects:Racing, Crowds
  • 1877
    Selected Songs. Song of the Sea.
    Place & Publisher F.A. North & Co., 1308 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Portraits, Courtship & love, Seamen, Death
  • 1877
    The Free Lunch Cadets.
    Place & Publisher J.M. Stoddart & Co., 723 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Hotels & taverns--interiors, Caricatures, Clergymen, Eating & drinking, Food
  • 1877
    Magic Glass.
    Place & Publisher F.A. North & co., 1308 Chestnut St Philadelphia
    Subjects:Superstitions, Supernatural practices
  • 1877
    Magic Glass.
    Place & Publisher F.A. North & co., 1308 Chestnut St Philadelphia
    Subjects:Superstitions, Supernatural practices
  • 1877
    'Deed I Has To Laugh (Plantation Scene).
    Place & Publisher J.M. Stoddart & Co., 723 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, African Americans, Caricatures
  • 1877
    Across the Danube. March.
    Place & Publisher Wenzlik Music Supply Co., 17 East 16th Street New York
    Subjects:
  • 1878
    Smick Smack Smuck. Song & chorus.
    Place & Publisher n.p.
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Kissing
  • 1881
    A Rare Old Fellow. Song for Baritone.
    Place & Publisher Balmer & Weber, Publishers St. Louis
    Subjects:Human life cycle, Symbols
  • 1882
    Star of Light. Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 25 Union Square New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Death, Symbols
  • 1887
    My Own Geraldine.
    Place & Publisher John F. Ellis & Co., 937 Penna. Ave. Washington, D.C.
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Spouses, Death, Cemetaries, Emotion--pain
  • 1888
    Sweet Miss Industry.
    Place & Publisher John F. Ellis & Co., 937 Penna. Ave. Washington, D.C.
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Wealth, Cleaning, Cooking, Sewing
  • 1888
    I Wonder.
    Place & Publisher John F. Ellis & Co., 937 Penna Ave. Washington, D.C.
    Subjects:Dreaming, Happiness, Time, Death, Religion
  • 1889
    Do We? We Do?
    Place & Publisher John F. Ellis & Co., 937 Penna Ave. Washington, D.C.
    Subjects:Alcoholic beverages, Eating & drinking, Courtship & love, Music, Celebrations
  • 1889
    The Crusader March.
    Place & Publisher Harry Coleman, 228 North Ninth St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Sunrises & sunsets, Knights, Horseback riding, Panoramic views
  • 1890
    Reveille. Descriptive Song.
    Place & Publisher John F. Ellis & Co., 937 Penna Ave. Washington, D.C.
    Subjects:Soldiers, Sleeping, Morning
  • 1893
    The Beau Ideal March for Pianoforte.
    Place & Publisher Harry Coleman, 228 North 9th St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Flowers
  • 1894
    Sousa's Famous Marches and Other Compositions for Pianoforte. Beau Ideal March.
    Place & Publisher Harry Coleman Philadelphia
    Subjects:Flowers
  • 1894
    The Directorate March.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1894
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    The Directorate March.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits, Commercial buildings
  • 1896
    The Colonial Dames. Waltzes.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:
  • 1896
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections From El Capitan. The New Comic Opera. A Typical Tune of Zanzibar. Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Knights, Caricatures, Daggers & swords, Armor, Courtship & love, Singing, Marriage, Homicide, Ghosts
  • 1897
    The Bride-Elect March.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1897
    The Bride-Elect March.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1897
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections. The Bride-Elect. The New Comic Opera.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1898
    The Charlatan March.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1898
    Stars and Stripes Forever. Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits, Flags, National Emblems, Patriotism
  • 1899
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections From The Bride-Elect. The Snow Baby.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Winter, Seasons, Sleeping, Lullabyes
  • 1899
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections from The Charlatan. The Golden Cars. Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits, Children misbehaving, Deceit, Ethics, Death--symbols
  • 1899
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections From The Bride-Elect. Unchain the Dogs of War. Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Patriotism, Courage, Soldiers
  • 1899
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections From The Charlatan. Right up on the Firing Line. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits, Soldiers, Patriotism, War, Courage
  • 1904
    The Diplomat March.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1906
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections from The Free Lance. The Carrier Pigeon. Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Fools & jesters, Courtship & love, Correspondence
  • 1906
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections from The Free Lance. I am a Salaried Warrior. Song of the Free Lance.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Fools & jesters, Musicians, Soldiers, Money, Wealth
  • 1906
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections from The Free Lance. Girls Who Have Loved.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Fools & jesters, Musicians, Courtship & love, Fictitious characters, Literature
  • 1906
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections from The Free Lance. The Goose Girl's Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Fools & jesters, Musicians, Country life, Courtship & love, Poor persons
  • 1906
    Vocal and Instrumental Selections from The Free Lance. Hair.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Biblical references, Courtship & love
  • 1907
    I've Made My Plans for the Summer.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Amusement piers, Portraits, Leisure, Entertainment, Courtship & love
  • 1907
    I've Made My Plans for the Summer.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Amusement piers, Portraits, Leisure, Entertainment, Courtship & love
  • 1913
    The Glass Blowers. A Lyrical Comedy in Three Acts. The American Girl. Song.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Couples, Courtship & love, Ethnic groups
  • 1913
    The Glass Blowers. A Lyrical Comedy in Three Acts. The Dinner Pail. Song. [with note "Using covers as cymbals, forks and knives as drum sticks"].
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Couples, Leisure, Wealth, Food
  • 1913
    The Glass Blowers. A Lyrical Comedy in Three Acts. When You Change Your Name to Mine. Song or Duet.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Couples, Courtship & love, Marriage, Domestic life, Cooking
  • 1913
    The Glass Blowers. A Lyrical Comedy in Three Acts. In the Dimness of Twilight.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Company Cincinnati
    Subjects:Couples, Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, Money, Wealth
  • 1916
    Boots (Infantry Columns of the Earlier War).
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms New York
    Subjects:Soldiers, Campaigns & battles, War
  • 1916
    Boy Scouts of America. March.
    Place & Publisher T.B. Harms New York
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1918
    Two Ballads With Piano Accompaniment. I. The Love That Lives Forever.
    Place & Publisher G. Schirmer New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1918
    Two Ballads With Piano Accompaniment. II. Lovely Mary Donnelly.
    Place & Publisher G. Schirmer New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1918
    We Are Coming. Marching-Song of America.
    Place & Publisher G. Schirmer New York
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Soldiers, Patriotism, War
  • 1918
    When the Boys Come Sailing Home! March.
    Place & Publisher Harold Flammer, Inc. New York
    Subjects:Warships, Homecomings, Patriotism, Celebrations, Eating & drinking, World War I
  • 1918
    In Flanders Fields The Poppies Grow. Song With Piano Accompaniment.
    Place & Publisher G. Schirmer New York
    Subjects:Cemetaries, Spires, Ruins, Flowers, Crosses, War, Soldiers, War casualties
  • 1918
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    Jack Norworth's Great Trench Song and Two New War Choruses by Enrico Caruso and John Philip Sousa. We are Coming. Marching Song of America.
    Place & Publisher Hearld Examiner, Sunday, June 23 Chicago
    Subjects:Military parades & ceremonies, Soldiers, Patriotism, World War I
  • 1919
    Bullets & Bayonets. March.
    Place & Publisher G. Schirmer New York
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Airplanes, Soldiers, Tanks, National Emblems, Flags
  • 1920
    Comrades of the Legion. March.
    Place & Publisher Sam Fox Pub. Co. Cleveland
    Subjects:Portraits, Campaigns & battles, Horseback riding, Soldiers, Ships, Waterfronts