• Richard Rodney Bennett
  • Fanfare on a 16th Century Tune (brass version) (1999)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)

Commissioned by the Newbury Spring Festival

  • 4tpt.4tbn
  • 5 min

Programme Note

Fanfare on a Sixteenth Century Tune was commissioned by the Newbury Spring Festival in its 21st year. The first performance was given by the Wallace Collection at Douai Abbey on Monday 10th May, 1999.

Four trumpets in C, Two Tenor trombones, Two bass trombones

The piece is based on a French popular tune, Au bois, au bois, Madame, first printed in 1556.

Duration 4 mintues.