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Roaring Fanfare, for brass and percussion (1976)

• Composition: 1976
First Performance: Thursday, 3 June 1976. Zoological Gardens, Regent’s Park, London. Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, Trevor Platts conductor. For the entrance of the Queen to the Zoological Gardens, at a reception marking the 150th anniversary of the Zoological Society of London. Played again prior to her inaugural opening of the new Lion Terraces.
Duration: Under 1 minute
Dedication: “To Solly Z. that Lion of Lions”  [i.e. Lord Solly Zuckerman]
Craggs Catalogue Number: C93
Instrumentation: 3 trumpets in C, 3 tenor trombones, 2 bass trombones – 2 percussion (side drum, bass drum, cymbal)
Manuscript: The private collection of Lord Solly Zuckerman.
Publication: This work has never been published.
Recordings: This work has never been recorded.