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King Karl King

From Wind Repertory Project
Henry Fillmore

Henry Fillmore

General Info

Year: 1959
Duration: c. 3:16
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Fillmore Publishing House
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print

For availability information, see Discussion area.


Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Drums, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Originally written for a film (The Big Brass Band) that was never made, this terrific but little-known march turned out to be the last march that Fillmore would write. Unusually rich in harmony, it was not published in Fillmore's lifetime. He had asked that it be named after his friend and fellow march composer, Karl King, if the movie was not produced.

- Program Note by publisher

The work was originally entitled, though not published as, The Big Brass Band and The Three B's.

- Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music

Commercial Discography

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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