Sesquicentennial March

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The Sesquicentennial March (Spanish: Marcha Sesquicentenario) is a well-known Peruvian march, composed by the Peruvian composer Jaime Díaz Orihuela (Arequipa, 1927). The march, winner of a national contest for military music in celebration of the sesquicentennial of national independence in 1971, represents a grand combination of Andean sentiment and a pronounced martial theme. It is one of the more popular marches among those performed in parades and ceremonies in Peru.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Jaime Díaz Orihuela". Filarmonía 102.7 FM. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jaime Díaz Orihuela". Nayo Ulloa, Master of the Peruvian Flute (Kena). Retrieved 2 March 2014. 

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