Fanfare for the Celebration of the Dead (1978)
duration ca. 2:00
for trombone ensemble (five parts)
This short (2 minute) fanfare makes an excellent and unusual concert opener. The style is that of horror film music. Range: Low: Pedal F (bass trombone) to C an octave above middle C (first trombone)
Difficulty: medium college
Fanfare for the Celebration of the Dead was premiered by the University of Georgia Trombone Choir, Philip Jameson, director on May 15, 1978 at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.