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Conductor Jerrold Jimmerson stated, “We are honored to have been included in the day’s schedule, and to be able to present many of the songs that Karl King wrote for various circus acts to the hundreds of people that regularly attend this event."
Assistant Conductor Dr. David Klee conducted the band in playing Ragged Rosey (1913) and Sells Floto Triumphal (1914).
Karl King wrote The Big Cage galop in 1934. He dedicated it to lion tamer Clyde Beatty.
||Listen to the King Band playing the galop,
The Big Cage. (26MB MPG)
The afternoon program finished with Karl King's well
known masterpiece, Barnum and Bailey's Favorite, which was composed
in 1913 and dedicated to Barnum and Bailey bandmaster Ned Brill.
||Watch the video of the King Band performing Barnum and Bailey's Favorite. (57MB MPG)|
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