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Music Text

Peter Maxwell-Davies (L,Gr)


2.2.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.3tpt in C.0.2ttrbn.btrbn.0-timp-perc(3):2SD/cyms/susp.cym/BD(very large)/t.bells-organ(optional)-strings, plus 3 Festival Trumpets in Bb for military brass fanfare*

*For special occasions festival trumpets may be used in addition to the three orchestral trumpets. These are long, military trumpets in Bb, complete with banners, the trumpeters dressed in special uniform. Two trumpets are recommended for each of these three trumpet parts. The three orchestral trumpets fill in these parts when special trumpets are not employed.

Abbreviations (PDF)


Boosey & Hawkes

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


World Premiere
Royal Albert Hall, London
Fanfare Trumpets of the Household Division / BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Edward Gardner


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