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Karl King

Karl King

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Subtitle: Waltz

General Info

Year: 1917
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00

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Full Score
D-flat Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-II
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
E-flat Soprano Cornet
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

To my friend Joe Correa.

- Program Note from score

Circus waltzes like In Old Portugal provided the rhythm essential to the various aerial acts and lofty perch acts.

- Program Note from From Barnum & Bailey to Feld


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Andrew Glover Circus Band (St. Louis, Mo.) (Andrew Glover, conductor) – 16 June 2017 (2017 Circus Fans of America Convention)

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

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

All Wind Works


  • Albrecht, E. (2014. From Barnum & Bailey to Feld. Charles River Editors:[s.l.], p. 108.
  • King, K. (1917). In Old Portugal [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.