Five Festive Fanfares
1. CHAMPIONS FANFARE
Originally written for the
World Student Games, held in Sheffield, England, this up-beat fanfare is
traditional in mood despite the occasional 5/8 bar. It can be cut to produce a
shortened version if required.
2. BIRTHDAY FANFARE
Written for the visit of
HRH The Duchess of York to Salford University in Manchester, Birthday Fanfare is
noble in character and should be played broadly with a sense of space. It is
suitable for any grand occasion and birthdays of all sorts.
3. FESTIVAL FANFARE
Composed for the English
ship builders VSEL, this fanfare, in the unusual meter of 8/8 finishes with a
faster section which can be played on its own when a short flourish is required.
4. GALA FANFARE
Gala Fanfare was written
for a Festival of Bands that took place as part of Expo ’88, held in Brisbane,
Australia. It is often syncopated in character and has a certain ‘Hollywood’
5. VICTORY FANFARE
Commissioned by the Michigan-based professional Brass Band of Battle Creek, this extended fanfare is intended primarily for concert performance but will equally well accompany victory parades or ceremonies.