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    Transit of Venus March Transit of Venus The Library of Congress joins with NASA in celebrating the second "transit of Venus" since December 6, 1882, by providing access to the score and band parts of John Philip Sousa's "Transit of Venus March." In addition to the score and parts, which can be printed directly from this Web site, we also provide a recording, additional sheet music, and other...
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1769

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  • Notated Music
    Transit of Venus march vocal score | 1 score (12 p.) + 23 parts; 8 1/2" x 11" | March first performed on April 19, 1883 by the United States Marine Band, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C. Revised and arranged by Loras John Schissel Printed score and band parts. Vocal Score (Form). Vocal Score (Form). Musical Score And Parts (Form).
    • Contributor: Schissel, Loras John - Sousa, John Philip

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  • Notated Music
    Transit of Venus sheet music | 5 p. of music | "As played by Sousa's Peerless Band"--Cover. (General). Title from cover. (General). Arr. for piano solo. (General). Page [2] is blank. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: J.W. Pepper - Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1896

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  • Notated Music
    Transit of Venus march vocal score | 16 parts ; 13 x 18 cm. | Vocal Score (Form). Vocal Score (Form). Instrumental Parts (Form).
    • Contributor: J.W. Pepper - Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1883

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  • Notated Music
    Venus march Instrumental parts | 16 parts; 8 1/2" x 11" | "J.W. Pepper's Twentieth Century Journal" Instrumental Parts (Form).
    • Contributor: J.W. Pepper - Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1902

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  • Audio Recording
    Transit of Venus march sound recording | 1 compact disc | Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Schissel, Loras J. - Virginia Grand Military Band
    • Date: 2003