The march, â€œNoble Menâ€, was composed in 1922 to honor the members of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (A.A.O.N.M.S.) and also commonly known as Shriners.
Instrumentation is Eb soprano (opt.), 4 clarinet, basset horn, 2 bass clar, contra alto cl., contra bass clarinet (opt.), snare drum, bass drum, and crash cymbals.