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Salute to the Colors

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Bert R. Anthony

Bert R. Anthony (arr. Karl King)

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General Info

Year: 1922
Duration: c. 2:35
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piano
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


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-II
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II
B-flat Tenor Horn
Trombone I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This long-lost march is one of Karl King’s most tuneful and toe-tapping works. With melodic and interesting parts for all sections, it’s a perfect march for mid-level bands. The trio is pure Karl King, wonderfully lyrical and complete with a nice euphonium part.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Karl L. King Municipal Band (Fort Dodge, Iowa) (Jerrold Jimmerson, conductor) - 12 June 2022

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Anthony, B.; King, K.; Glover, A. (2005). Salute to the Colors [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.