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   Berlioz
       Rakoczy March (Berlioz) (March)

1    Main theme


   Clarke
       Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March) (Clarke) (March)

1    Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March)


   Coates
       Dambusters March (Coates) (March)

1    First theme, after a short dramatic introduction


2    Second theme, the well-known stately march tune


   Elgar
       Pomp and Circumstance March No.1 in D (Orchestra) (Elgar) (March)

1    Introductory theme to Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D


2    First main tune, an enegetic theme.


3    This is the lyrical theme to which the words 'land of Hope and Glory' were later set.

       Pomp and Circumstance March No.2 (Elgar) (March)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme

       Pomp and Circumstance March No.3 (Elgar) (March)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Pomp and Circumstance March No.4 in G (Elgar) (March)

1    Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G


2    This is the slow majestic theme for which March No 4 is famous, introduced by clarinets and horns.


   Fučik
       Entrance of the Gladiators (Fučik) (March)

1    After a fanfare with descending chromatics, this is the chromatic main theme.


2    A bold contrasting theme played by the bass instruments (e.g. the tuba)


3    The 3rd theme is a quieter more lyrical tune.


   Meyerbeer
       Coronation March from La Prophete (Opera). (Meyerbeer) (March)

1    Coronation March from La Prophete (Opera), 1st Theme.


2    2nd theme on trumpets


   Schubert
       Marche Militaire in D, Op 51 No.1 (Schubert) (March)

1    Introductory theme


2    Main march theme

       Military March Op 51 No2 in G (Schubert) (March)

1    Military March Op 51 No2 in G


   Sousa
       Liberty Bell March (Sousa) (March)

1    Liberty Bell March


2    Theme 2


   Strauss-Johann1
       Radetsky March (Strauss-Johann1) (March)

1    Radetsky March


   Suppé
       Boccaccio March (Suppé ) (March)

1    First theme


2    second theme


3    Third theme


4    fourth theme

       Light Cavalry Overture (March) (Suppé ) (March)

1    Introductory fanfare theme


2    Principal theme, on trumpet.


   Tchaikovsky
       Marche Slave (Tchaikovsky) (March)

1    Very sad opening theme


2    A brighter tune follows on woodwinds.


3    A russian anthem tune on the tuba, also used in the 1812 overture


   Various
       Colonel Bogey March (March)

1    The piccolo plays a brief introductory passage.


2    This is the main theme, still played on the piccolo, but later taken up by the trumpet, then joined by the clarinet.


3    This counter theme is played on the trombone, alone at first, then it continues in counterpoint with the main theme taken up by the trumpet.


4    This dramatic new tune appears on the tuba, accompanied only by the side-drum.

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