Verdi Karns  (1882-1925)
Last updated: 05.03.23
Verdi Karns was an American composer of a march, three rags, a waltz and two songs. She born in Bluffton, Indiana and studied at a music conservatory in Indianapolis. She died in Phoenix.

  Title Instruments Performers
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Bluffton Carnival Rag (1899), The T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Ragamuffin (1899) D/T/T+B/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Bluffton Carnival Rag (1899), The Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Nora Hulse Cake Walks, Two Steps and Rags by Women Composers
cd15.gif Nora Hulse Ragtime Refreshments
cd15.gif Nora Hulse 60 Years of Ragtime Piano
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE988 The Bluffton Carnival Rag (1899)
T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE990 Ragamuffin (1899) - Rag Two Step
D/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 2¼ mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Bluffton Carnival Rag (1899), The T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Ragamuffin (1899) D/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 7 works by Verdi Karns (1882-1925). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Black Beauty 1898  wvicon.gif
Giuseppe March 1898  Pub.
Kentucky Rag 1898  wvicon.gif
Bluffton Carnival Rag, The 1899  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
Ragamuffin 1899  Pub.
Blufftonian Waltzes 1900  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Yo' Got to Hab a Lincese or Yo' Can't Get In 1905  Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg The Bluffton Carnival Rag 0:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Blufftonian Waltzes 2:37 Ragtime Dorian Henry