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Celebration Fanfare, A

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed

General Info

Year: 1989
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $35.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrbass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon (Opt.)
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Bass Saxophone (Opt.)
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
B-flat Cornet I-II
French Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tubular Bells


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A powerful and brilliant opening work for any concert, and especially suited to festive occasions. Written for the 50th Anniversary of Phi Beta Mu, this imposing piece once again demonstrates the composer’s mastery of the modern concert band in all its many colored facets.

A Celebration Fanfare is dedicated to the Phi Beta Mu International Honorary School Bandmasters Fraternity on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary Celebration (1989).

- Program Note from publishe


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • St. Mary's University (San Antonio, Tx.) Wind Ensemble (Matthew Mireles, conductor) – 10 October 2019
  • Texas Woman's University (Denton) Pioneer Honor Band (Kevin Kessler, conductor) – 10 November 2018
  • Valley Wind Ensemble (San Ynez, Calif.) (Sharon Jeskey, conductor) - 22 March 2014 (2014 Sutherland Wind Festival, Fresno, Calif.)

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Reed, A. (1989). A Celebration Fanfare: For Winds [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.