anti-fanfare

(2017) 

 

for orchestra 

2.2.2+bcl.2+cbn / 2.2.2.1 / 2 perc / pno / hp / str (minimum 3.2.2.2.2)

8'

 

Written as part of the 2016-2017 Leverhulme Arts Scholarship Programme with the London Philharmonic Orchestra

First Performance

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Foyles Future First Players and Magnus Lindberg (cond.) at St. John’s Smith Square (London) on Wednesday 12 July 2017

Programme Note

for Magnus

Fanfare . n. făn′fâr. A short ceremonial tune or flourish played on brass instruments, typically to introduce something or someone important. ‘a specially composed fanfare announced the arrival of the Duchess’. Origin Mid 18th century: from French, ultimately of imitative origin. See also Fanfaronade.

This is not a fanfare.

-njd.

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