Fairest of the Fair
One of Sousa’s more melodic, less military marches, it was composed for the annual Boston Food Fair of 1908. It is claimed that the memory of a pretty girl he had seen at an earlier fair inspired the composition.
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.