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Fanfare for Your National Theatre, for brass and percussion (1974)

• Composition: 1974
First Performance: Thursday, 1 April 1976. De Lane Lea Studios, Wembley, London. The Band of the Life Guards, Harry Rabinowitz conductor. Recording session for the television program,Your National Theatre, to commemorate the opening of the National Theatre. The program was first transmitted on ITV, Saturday, 21 August 1976.
Duration:  About 1 minute
Craggs Catalogue Number: C92
Instrumentation: Trumpet in E-flat, 6 trumpets in B-flat, 3 tenor trombones, bass trombone – timpani, 2 percussion (side drum, cymbal, tambourine, bells)
Manuscript: Frederick R. Koch Collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Manuscript FRKF 617. Autograph full score. Titled “Fanfare for the National”. 8 pages.
Publication: This work has never been published.
Recordings: This work has never been recorded.