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Fanfare for 16 Horns

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Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton


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General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 11:15
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Brubel Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

Full Score
Horn in F four quartets of four players each


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Fanfare for 16 Horns was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the International Horn Society. It was first performed as a concert opener for the Hollywood Bowl. It is scored for a quartet of quartets, each group of four treated as a sort of single mega-horn as well as four polyphonically discrete voices, much as Robert Schumann did in the Konzertstück. The piece begins with an energetic, chromatic call-and-response, shifting moods and textures easily and often. It is always in motion, whether dancing or singing, sighing or strutting. Extreme virtuosity is taken for granted as an intensifying element, and it swaggers to an emphatic conclusion.

- Program Noe from University of North Texas Symphonic Band concert program, 13 February 2018


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of North Texas (Denton) Symphonic Band (William Scharnberg, conductor; UNT Horn Choir) – 13 February 2018
  • OSuT Connection Horn Ensemble – February 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


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