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Whippet Race, The

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Karl King

Karl King

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General Info

Year: 1927
Duration: c. 1:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: K.L. King Music, through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $25.00

For further availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet Solo-I-II
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
C Melody Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet Solo-I-II
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II
Trombone I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A whippet is a small dog built along the same lines as a greyhound. Like greyhounds, whippets love to race. This swift galop was written to honor a race of these small swift canines.

Dedicated to "Doc" Griffin, Supt. of Speed, Iowa State Fair.

- Program Note from score


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Coast Guards (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Clark) (1942/2009)

All Wind Works


  • King, K. (1927). The Whippet Race [score]. K.L. King Music: [s.l.]