Fanfare for an Uncommon Instrument -HB
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Octaves: 4/5 octaves handbells; 4/5 octaves handchimes; optional brass quartet or trumpet solo
There is also a quartet and 3 octave choir version - Cat. 20172Q.
Composer: Susan T. Nelson
AGEHR Level: III
Description: Commissioned by Velocity Handbell Ensemble to open their Vintage & Vogue Tour, this piece has been expanded to fit a variety of handbell ensembles and situations.
The quartet, 3 octaves, 4-5 octaves and brass quartet settings are totally compatible and completely independent so they can be performed separately or in any combination.
This piece is particularly effective in a massed choir setting. If desired, the first three measures may be used as a processional. Performance Notes provide a variety of suggestions for ways to use this versatile piece.
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Listen to the 4/5 octave version
~ Recording produced by SoundPrint Productions
View the brass score (Requires Acrobat Reader)
Note: Trumpet 1 is the same as the solo trumpet score