Alamo (March). Composed by King. Arranged by James Swearingen. Concert band. Heritage of the March Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR101). March. Grade 2.5. Score and set of parts. Composed 1990. Duration 2 minutes, 10 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2272-00).
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 march has that certain quality that made it one of King's favorite easy marches. With a full concert band instrumentation along with subtle changes in the instrumental scoring and percussion lines, Swearingen's arr. enhances its charm even further.
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