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Fanfare for wind band | UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble | $50.00

Written as Composer-in-Residence with UBC Bands

This fanfare was written to open the first concert of the 2023-2024 season for UBC Bands, directly preceding Flourish for Wind Band by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Flourish was lost after its 1 939 premiere and was only uncovered in 1 971 . The renaissance of this work felt like a satisfying parallel to the composition of this concert opener; in responding to Flourish fifty-two years later, I hope to rethink and recontextualize the original work, not upstaging but offering renewed perspective.

Instrumentation: fl., ob., bsn., [Eb cl.], Bb cl. 1–3, [a. cl.], b. cl., a. sax. 1–2, t. sax., bar. sax., horn 1–2 [3–4], tpt. 1–3, tbn. 1–3, euph. (B.C., T.C.), tuba, s.b., timp., perc. (cr. cym., s.d., b.d.)

Premiered October 13, 2023 by UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble, cond. Robert Taylor. Recording coming soon!!

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