Civic Fanfare (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1927.
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11 more: Oboes 1/2, English Horn • Clarinets 1/2 (B♭), Bass Clarinet (B♭) • Bassoons 1/2, Contrabassoon • Horns 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpets 1, 2, 3 (B♭) • Trombones 1, 2, 3, Tuba • Timpani, Side Drum, Bass Drum/Cymbals • Organ • Viola • Cello • Double Bass

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General Information

Work Title Civic Fanfare
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 150
Key B-flat major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1927
First Performance. 1927/09/04
Dedication Percy C. Hull
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, organ, viola, cello, bass
Extra Information Written for the mayoral procession at the opening of the Three Choirs Festival at Hereford Cathedral, 4 September 1927. Scored for full symphony orchestra without 1st and 2nd violins. Intended to be followed a side drum roll leading to Elgar's arrangement of "God Save the King" when the orchestral violins (silent until then) join with the chorus.