American Military Bands

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The United States Marine Band is this country's oldest military band. Each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces has its own band and song. Lieutenant Don Schofield, associate conductor of the United States Air Force Band of Flight, talks with Naomi Lewin about all the U.S. military bands.

Music used within the program:

John Philip Sousa: Semper Fidelis

L.Z. Philips: Marines’ Hymn

Glenn Miller: In the Mood

Robert Crawford: Air Force Song

John Philip Sousa: La Reine de la Mer

Charles A. Zimmerman: Anchors Aweigh

Edmund L. Gruber: Caisson Song