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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 material relating to Venus.

Article: What is the Transit of Venus?

For those seeking additional information regarding the June 5, 2012 Transit of Venus, NASA's Web site provides a wealth of useful and interesting details.

NOTE: Please contact Mr. Loras Schissel at the Library of Congress for technical details regarding the score.