Fanfare and Celebration

Grade

Duration

Ensemble

3.5

5' 00"

Concert Band

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This is a celebratory piece that opens with a boisterous fanfare; introducing the main theme of the work. This theme is then fully introduced by the entire band, followed by a quieter secondary theme in the woodwinds. After a return to the opening theme, a third thematic idea, reminiscent of the opening, is played by the brass section, which leads to a transition into the middle section of the piece.

 

Here, a variation of the primary thematic material is used to create contrast, giving us a flowing, slightly syncopated movement that eventually leads back to the opening theme. After a recapitulation, with expanded countermelodies, of the first section, the piece closes with a final variation on the main theme.

 

The opening fanfare can be played as a separate piece, with a duration of approximately 30 seconds. Fanfare and Celebration also features an opportunity for an alto saxophone solo trio in the middle section.

Ordering Information

Digital orders will be emailed to you as pdf files.  Each digital order will come with one pdf file per part, as well as a conductor's score.  The purchaser has the right to print copies of the pdf files for their, or their ensemble's, use only.  All copies remain part of the original purchase.

Print orders will be shipped by Canada Post.  Please contact me if you require other shipping methods.  Each print order will come with one copy of each part, as well as a conductor's score.  The purchaser has the right to make copies of the print files for their, or their ensemble's, use only.  All copies remain part of the original purchase.

Any copies required outside of the original purchase must be bought separately; for example, scores needed for festival adjudicators, exams, personal copies, etc. must be original, purchased scores.

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