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A Queen’s Fanfare, for brass ensemble (1959)

• Composition: 1959
First Performance:  Friday, 5 June 1959. Westminster Hall, London. The State Trumpeters. For the Queen’s entrance at a NATO Parliamentary Conference.
Duration: Under 1 minute
Craggs Catalogue Number: C69
Instrumentation: Trumpet in E-flat, 7 trumpets in B-flat (three are optional), 2 tenor trombones, 2 bass trombones (second is optional)
Manuscript: The British Library, Manuscript Collections. Manuscript Add. 59813, “Macnaghten Concerts Collection Vol. XVII”. The second manuscript in this volume of the collection. Autograph full score. 7 pages.
Publication: Oxford University Press, 1972. Materials available for purchase:

A Queen’s Fanfare 1972 Full score ISBN 019 3681862 Buy from SheetMusicPlus.com
1972 Set of parts ISBN 019 3681994 Buy from SheetMusicPlus.com


Ensemble Conductor Year Compact Disc Timing
Philharmonia Orchestra Sir David Willcocks 1991 Chandos CHAN 8998 0’43”
The Wallace Collection Stephen Layton 2002 Hyperion CDA67330 0’42”
The Band of the Scots Guards Major R. J. Owen 2002 SRC 107 0’43”