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Escadrille

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Leonard A Orcino
Publisher Alfred Publishing Co Inc
Series Young Symphonic
Grade 2
Catalog # 36700

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Escadrille Composed by Leonard A Orcino. For Concert Band. Published by Alfred Publishing Co Inc. (Catalog # 36700, UPC: 038081417585)

In 1916, prior to the USA entering World War I, Americans joined the French Air Corps. They were originally called the Escadrille Americaine---the name was changed to Escadrille de Lafayette after protest from the Germans that America was not in the war. The Escadrille had a reputation for daring acts, recklessness, and a party atmosphere. The corps mascots were two lion cubs, Whiskey and Soda.

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