page one of the 1st Trombone part from Bennette’s Triumphal (march)
This music has been transposed from the original key.

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Full details

I’m a devoted aficionado of American circus music. It is my belief that America’s greatest composers were not Easterners such as Aaron Copland or George Gershwin but band men of the Midwest such as Karl L. King, or my hero, W. P. "Woody" English, an itinerant tuba player with no training. It’s unfortunate that the music these men wrote is often so difficult as to be unplayable by today’s musicians.

My purpose, then, in writing this march, was to try to capture the style of the great circus marches, but in a piece that would be easily mastered by any school band.

Please note that for purposes of display and MIDI sound, a REDUCED SCORE is shown. A full score, along with parts for oboe, alto clarinet, bassoon and euphonium, treble clef are available on request at no extra charge.


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Cover art for 1st Trombone part from Bennette’s Triumphal (march)