Fanfare, op. 3a : for brass and percussion
by Jonathan David Little (1986)
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This brief fanfare is scored for 4 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones + tuba, 2 sets of timpani, plus percussion - comprising bass drum, snare drum, suspended cymbals and 2 tam-tams. The 2 sets of timpani are ideally to be positioned at either side of the stage, with the rest of the brass stretching across the front of the stage, in an arc (with percussion behind). Finally, the 2 sets of 2 trumpeters are positioned on each side of the auditorium balcony (opposite and facing the stage) - for maximum spatial effect.
Instrumentation: 4 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 sets of timpani, percussion (2 players).
Duration: 2 min.
First performance: 28 Mar 16. Music and Theatre Hall, Ferguson Center for the Arts, Virginia, USA, as part of the CNU Contemporary Music Festival
Originally written for the reopening of the refurbished Melba Hall, University of Melbourne
- In the form/style of: Fanfares
Performances of this work
28 Mar 16: Music and Theatre Hall, Ferguson Center for the Arts, Virginia, USA, as part of the CNU Contemporary Music Festival
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