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Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No III

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Joan Tower

Joan Tower

General Info

Year: 1991
Duration: c. 4:45
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Associated Music Publishers, Inc.
Cost: Score & Parts - Rental   |   Score Only - $29.95


Full Score

Quintet I: Trumpet (in C) I-II
Horn in F

Quintet II: Trumpet (in C) I-II
Horn in F


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 3, was commissioned Carnegie Hall Corporation. The premiere performance was on May 5, 1991, with the Empire Brass Quintet and members of the New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta, conductor. It is dedicated to Frances Richard, director of concert music at ASCAP.

- Program Note by Joan Tower

Commercial Discography

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Texas (Austin) Wind Ensemble (Jerry Junkin, conductor) – 24 November 2019
  • Boston (Mass.) University Wind Ensemble (David Martins, conductor) – 10 April 2018

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Tower, J. (1991). Third Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman [score]. Associated Music Publishers: New York.