Selections from "The Lion King"

From Wind Repertory Project
Elton John
Hans Zimmer

Elton John and Hans Zimmer (arr. Paul Lavender)

General Info

Year: 1994
Duration: c. 5:15
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Full Score
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
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Convertible Bass Line
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • African Hand Drum
  • Bass Drum
  • Claves
  • Congas or Bongos
  • Crash Cymbal
  • Drum Set
  • Glockenspiel
  • Guiro
  • Shaker
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Vibraslap (optional)
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This well-designed medley includes three songs from the Disney film, carefully adapted for younger players. It includes the clever I Just Can't Wait to Be King, the memorable ballad Can You Feel the Love Tonight? and the powerful Circle of Life.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Oneonta (N.Y.) Community Concert Band (Andy Pease, conductor) - 11 June 2023
  • Seward (Ak.) Community Band (Neal Haglund, conductor) – 20 February 2020
  • Oneonta (N.Y.) Community Concert Band (Andrew Pease, conductor) – 9 September 2019
  • Golden Gate Park Band (San Francisco, Calif.) (Robert Calonico, conductor) - 28 July 2019
  • Bürgerkorpskapelle Regau (Austria) (Josef Haslinger, conductor) - 2018

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Perusal Score
  • John, E.; Lavender, P.; Rice, T.; Zimmer, H. (1994). Selections from the Lion King: (from Walt Disney Pictures' "The Lion King") [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.