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Karl King

Karl King (arr. James Swearingen)


General Info

Year: 1942 / 2011
Duration: c. 2:10
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

From the always popular collection of Karl King marches has come another great work of masterful writing. All the colorful ingredients of a traditional march can be found in this fun to perform piece by the preeminent composer of circus music. His timeless pieces are performed around the world.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Grace College (Winona Lake, Ind.) Wind Ensemble (Eric Criss, conductor) - 20 November 2020
  • Orange High School (Pepper Pike, Ohio) Wind Ensemble (Brandon DuVall, conductor) – 28 February 2020
  • Pikes Peak New Horizons Gold Concert Band (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – 26 April 2014
  • Douglas Anderson School of the Arts (Jacksonville, Fla.) Wind Symphony (Shawn L. Barat, conductor) – 14 December 2011 (2011 Midwest Clinic)


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Coast Guards (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Clark) (1942/2009)


All Wind Works


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