Fanfare in C

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A morning's doodle on the music pad - a short fanfare for all those fanfare type moments you have.


The recording is of the Kontakt Gold sounds. Things which I did to beef the sound up:

Double the horns - Horn I is playing French Horn sound and Horn II is playing French Horn Section

The Piccolo Trumpet is playing Trumpet sound and the Trumpets are playing Trumpet section sound.

As Kontakt has a vast percussion library which are not in the standard staff types for the percussion 5 lines I configured them to have crash cymbal on the space above the top line using MIDI pitch A#/Bb 6. I thought about the drum roll sound but found the 32 tremolo sound was good enough for that burst of snare ? I could have hidden it in voice 2 to get that playing back if I still wanted the 32 trem. showing.

I applied various bits of Live playback to bring out some notes i.e. the Timp line just wasn't loud enough in the mix so increased the Live velocity of most notes to 120.

There are other House Style and Layout options such as the Time Signatures, Text Styles, Staff Types, Trill lines etc.

Score ID
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
1 minute
Classical music
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