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Fanfare: In Memoriam

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Andrew Boysen, Jr.

Andrew Boysen, Jr.


General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bar Chimes
  • Bass Drum (concert and pedal)
  • Bongos
  • Castanets
  • Chimes
  • Claves
  • Concert Toms (4)
  • Hi-Hat
  • Marimba
  • Sandpaper Blocks
  • Slapstick
  • Snare Drum
  • Splash Cymbal
  • Suspended Cymbal (medium)
  • Tambourine
  • Tam-Tam
  • Temple Blocks
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wood Block


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Memories of those who have left us don't always have to be sorrowful. Celebrate the happiness and joy found in life with the exuberant Fanfare: In Memoriam. Mr. Boysen honors the life of high school student Jason Rundel, who passed in 2001. The piece sets out to celebrate Jason's memory with quotations from scouting songs, and features his instrument, alto sax, with the only solo in the piece.

- Program Note by publisher


Fanfare: In Memoriam was commissioned by the Terre Haute High School Band in loving memory of Jason Rundel, an alto saxophone player in the band who passed away in the fall of 2001. The composer writes:

As I began work on the piece, I spoke at length with both his band director, Tim Murphy, and his father, Steve, about what Jason was like as a person in the hopes that I might somehow create a strong relationship between Jason and the piece. Above all, I tried to communicate some of what I felt to be Jason’s spirit in this work. Both his father and band director stressed that the work should be fast and exciting; that Jason was a happy, upbeat, helpful, and friendly person who was quick with a joke or a smile. I hope that he would have liked this piece.

- Program Note from University of Texas, Arlington, Symphonic Winds concert program, 28 April 2022


Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • University of Texas, Arlington, Symphonic Winds (Christopher Evans, conductor) - 28 April 2022


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