Baby Elephant Walk (arr. King)

From Wind Repertory Project
Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini (arr. Peter King)

Subtitle: From the Movie Hatari

General Info

Year: 1962
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Editions Marc Reift
Cost: Score and Parts (print and digital) - CHF 95.00


Full Score
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone I-II
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Piano (optional)
String Bass
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bongos
  • Drum Set

Guitar (optional)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Hatari! (Swahili for "Danger!") is a 1962 American action/adventure romantic drama film directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne. It portrays a group of professional game catchers in Africa. The film includes dramatic wildlife chases and the scenic backdrop of Mount Meru, a dormant volcano.

Baby Elephant Walk is a song written in 1961 by Henry Mancini for the 1962 film Hatari! In 1963, the song earned Mancini a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement. The tune was written for an impromptu scene in Hatari! in which Dallas (Elsa Martinelli) led three baby elephants to a waterhole to bathe.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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