Fanfare for all nations : chamber ensemble
by Christopher Gordon (2005)
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Library shelf no. 785.5719/GOR 1 [Available for loan]
Also know as Arrival of the Head of the Commonwealth this antiphonal fanfare for large symphonic brass ensemble and percussion was composed for the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II to opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006.
Instrumentation: 8 trumpets, 8 horns, 8 trombones, 2 euphoniums, 2 tubas, timpani, percussion (4 players). If possible 16 horns should play, 2 to a part.
Duration: 3 min.
Commission note: Composed for the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006
Also known as "The Arrival of the Head of the Commonwealth", part of the Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006 : music for the opening ceremony
Performances of this work
9 Jul 2014: at Sydney International Brass Festival: opening concert (Sydney Congress Hall).
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