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Fanfares for Salute to the Red Army, for brass and timpani (1943) – lost

• Composition: 1943. Composed for a pageant, written by Louis MacNeice and produced by Basil Dean, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Red Army.
First Performance: 21 February 1943. Royal Albert Hall, London. Trumpets and drums of the Life Guards, the Royal House Guards, and the Royal Air Force, Sir Malcolm Sargent conductor.
Craggs Catalogue Number: C48
Instrumentation: Walton’s exact instrumentation is unknown, though the surviving recording indicates the work called for brass and timpani.
Manuscript: There is no known surviving manuscript of this work.
Arrangements: Memorial Fanfare for Henry Wood, for large orchestra (1945)
Publication: This work has never been published.
Recordings: This work has never been recorded commercially.  An archival recording of the premiere performance survives in the BBC Archive (recording 5985-9), and this is the only known surviving musical material of these fanfares.