History of the Fourth
The National Symphony Orchestra and the Choral Arts Society of Washington perform Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever".
SOUSA: THE MARCH KING
Each year “A Capitol Fourth” celebrates the glorious music of John Philip Sousa – probably the most famous marching band conductor and composer in history – with a rousing rendition of some of his best-loved compositions, often accompanied by the brilliant fireworks display over the Washington Monument.
Visit the sections to your left to learn more about this notable American composer and his work.
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