Fanfare

Composer
Year of composition
2002
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Concert band / wind band
Instrumental parts
Not available

Was written for a university graduation processional.Postscript:2/July/2003…I can assure listeners that,in spite of the review below,none of this is plagiarised!I have finally had the opportunity to hear the aforementioned "Glorioso" and can honestly say that the only thing my piece has in common with it is that both melodies are based on a rising mixolydian scale.Yes they do sound a lot like each other.The prevalence of this scale within band writing garrantees that this happens.I do not believe for one minute that "Fanfare" or "Glorioso" for that matter are terribly original fare, but they are both in their own "cliched" way typical concert band fare. For such "unoriginality" I do not apologise!

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