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Havener Fanfare

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Andrew Boysen, Jr.

Andrew Boysen Jr

General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil. Kjos Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Bb Trumpet I-II (offstage)
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
String Bass
Percussion I-II (offstage), including:

  • Crash Cymbals (2)
  • Finger Cymbals (2)
  • Snare Drum (2)
  • Suspended Cymbal (2)

Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Mark Tree
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Featuring offstage trumpets and percussion, Havener Fanfare is not your typical concert opener. The antiphonal trumpets plaintively begin, joined gradually by the rest of the ensemble. The mood of the music changes from uncertainty to triumphant optimism as the piece concludes with great joy.

-Program Note by publisher

Havener Fanfare was commissioned by Don Miller and the University of Missouri-Rolla Band for the dedication ceremonies of the Havener Center on their campus. The antiphonal trumpet solos and percussion solos were written to take advantage of the design of the atrium where the premier took place. The fanfare opens with the solo trumpets exchanging the work’s primary motivic material building to the entrance of the full ensemble. Boysen develops the song-like melody through canon, dissonant passing tones, and dramatic use of the soloists to build the work to a grand and uplifting conclusion.

-Program Note by McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band

Commercial Discography

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