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Alamo (arr Swearingen)

From Wind Repertory Project
Karl King

Karl King (arr. James Swearingen)


General Info

Year: 1943 / 1990
Duration: c. 2:20
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
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-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Mallets
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

When it came to writing marches that sounded great with bands at all grade levels, Karl King had no peer. Dedicated to the heroes of The Alamo, this very playable march has that certain quality which made it one of King's favorites. With a full concert band instrumentation, along with subtle changes in the instrumental scoring and percussion lines, James Swearingen's arrangement enhances its charm even further.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • West Virginia: III


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • King, K.; Swearingen, J. (1990). Alamo: March [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.