The High School Cadets

In 1890 Sousa was commissioned to write a march by the high school of Washington, D.C. (later called Central). The school's famous "High School Cadets" drill team asked Sousa for a better march than "National Fencibles", which he had written for a rival school. They got one.

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  • Year: 1890
  • Key: D-flat major, G-flat major
  • Time: 2/2
  • Perf. Time: 2:37

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