Description: Entry of the Gladiators has been called Grand Chromatic March, and Thunder and Blazes in 1901 in an arrangement by Laurendeau for windband. This arrangement became popular as a Screamer march, which is circus music to introduce clowns and stir up the crowd. It is also played for rousing concert performances, as in Last Night of the Proms. This version is for Mixed ensemble of Clarinet, Bass Clarinet and Piano.
Skill Level: 6 out of 9
Composed by: Julius Fucik (1872 to 1916).
Julius Fucik is not a hugely familiar composer this is probably due to the type of music he composed. With a background in the military most of his work was for military bands. He composed over 400 military marches, polkas and waltzes.
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