Verdi Karns  (1882-1925)
Last updated: 01.02.24
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 Co-Author(s) Sequencer
audiomidi15.gif Bluffton Carnival Rag (1899), The James Pitt-Payne
  Title (Release Year) Performers Instruments
audiodbemp315.gif Bluffton Carnival Rag (1899), The Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens. T/T/B+T/B/GB(B)
audiodbemp315.gif Ragamuffin (1899) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens. D/T/T+B/B/GB(B)
     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.gifPub.
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Bluffton Carnival Rag (1905), The V. Karns (music) Piano, Voice Indiana wvicon.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 pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Black Beauty 1898  wvicon.gif
Giuseppe March 1898  Pub.
Kentucky Rag 1898  wvicon.gif
Bluffton Carnival Rag, The 1899 Midi Ragtime Recorder Ensemble (perf.)  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif audiodbemp315.gif
Ragamuffin 1899 Midi Ragtime Recorder Ensemble (perf.)  Pub.  audiodbemp315.gif
Blufftonian Waltzes 1900  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Yo' Got to Hab a Lincese or Yo' Can't Get In 1905  Pub.
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg V. Karns Blufftonian Waltzes (2:37) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg V. Karns The Bluffton Carnival Rag (0:00) Ragtime Dorian Henry