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Fanfare Musis Aurora Benigna
Composed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-). Classical. Set of Parts. 24 pages. Chester Music #MUSSOS05301. Published by Chester Music (BT.MUSSOS05301).
Item Number: BT.MUSSOS05301
Work for 2 Trumpets, 2 Horns and 2 Trombones premiered in the Museum of Scotland in 1998 by members of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Maxwell Davies has relished incorporating brilliant tuckets and alarms for brass in his larger-scale scores too much to write a perfunctory fanfare; a seminal influence was the statue of St. Michael on the Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome, where he studied in the late 1950s, generator of high trumpet fanfares throughout his output which resurface in apocalyptic style towards the end of his orchestral work Roma, Amor. Score available: CH61567.