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22nd Drum Corps World Historic Record Auction now online

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Drum Corps World has been offering an opportunity for drum corps fans to locate and bid on old recordings for the past 11 years. The most recent historic record auction is now underway. The complete list of nearly 200 items was printed in the March 2004 edition of Drum Corps World, mailed to subscribers on February 12.

The list is now also available on-line by clicking on the link found below. It contains record albums, cassettes, compact discs, reel-to-reel tapes, videotapes and printed matter.

The auction...

February 19, 2004

DCI hosts winter meeting for board, event partners, judges and instructors

Record review Fresh Air Fanfare — 1969

by Jud Spena, DCW staff

“Fresh Air Fanfare,” recorded June 7, 1969 in Hamden, CT, by Fleetwood Records

New York Skyliners: Swan Lake, Flight of the Bumblebee, Give My Regards to Broadway, I Dig Rock & Roll Music, Gershwin Piano Concerto, Manhattan Rhapsody, Aquarius, When the Saints Go Marching In, Street Scene.

Baltimore Yankee Rebels: Dixie, Waiting for the Robert E. Lee, I’m Alabama Bound, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Am I Blue, Birth of the Blues, Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Requiem for an Era, When Johnny Comes...

February 13, 2004

Blessed Sacrament junior corps: an update on progress

by Gary J. Dickelman, DCW staff

Prior to the fall of 2003, the last junior drum and bugle corps to grace the schoolyard at Clinton Avenue and Van Ness Place, Newark, NJ, was the Golden Knights. The corps began in 1946 as the Blessed Sacrament Cadets. The corps later assumed the name “Golden Knights” as it entered field competition in 1952, and it amassed a brilliant record from that point until the corps disbanded in 1972. The corps record includes nine national titles, 19 New Jersey State titles, 11 National Dream wins and the...

February 13, 2004

An interview with Myron Rosander, the sage of Santa Clara Vanguard

by Christina Mavroudis, DCW staff

As Santa Clara Vanguard celebrates its 37th year with an honored position in the prestigious Tournament of Roses Parade, among their ranks a man is quietly observing his 25th anniversary with the organization. Such dedication is not only rare in the activity, but in real world scenarios.

Myron Rosander, 43, has spent more than half his life embodying the spirit of the Vanguard by living the dream as a performer, instructor, administrator and designer. Not one to flaunt achievements or take center stage...

February 13, 2004

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

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