El Capitan is an operetta in three acts by John Philip Sousa and has a libretto by Charles Klein (with lyrics by Charles Klein and Tom Frost). The piece was Sousa’s first successful operetta and his most successful stage work. The march “El Capitan” became a standard work both for brass bands and a crossover into other genres.
John Philip Sousa
423.11 - 3 Trumpets in B flat (one doubles on piccolo), Flugelhorn, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba - Percussion is Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals
Grade 4 - college/university ensemble
Full score and parts in PDF available for download.