Title
Ceremonial Fanfare
For
brass
Year Composed
1969
Scoring
0.0.0.0-4.3.3.1
ARCO Number(s)
93
Category
Band
Duration
3'
Premiere
  • World: Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, November 14th, 1970
Commission Info
The New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art, in celebration of its Centennial Year
Publisher
Boosey & Hawkes
Publishing Status
Published
Buying Options
Boosey & Hawkes
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Program Note

Copland was one of several composers asked to compose a fanfare to commemorate the centennial of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The first performance of the Ceremonial Fanfare took place on Copland's 70th birthday at the opening of the exhibit "Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries."

Author
Vivian Perlis
Year
1998