Fanfare for the Celebration of the Dead (1978)

available from the composer

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.

Christopher Coleman

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