Fanfare and Celebration
by Phyllis Avidan Louke, pub. ALRY Publications (NEW for 2014)
mp3 (recording by Rose City Flute Choir 5-2014)
Fanfare and Celebration was commissioned by Quad Cities Flutes Unlimited in honor of their 30th anniversary and premiered by the group on April 19, 2013 in Davenport, Iowa.
Written in two sections, the piece opens with an energetic Fanfare in F Major, followed by a toe-tapping tune that exudes happiness in Ab Major in Celebration. Alto, Bass, and Contrabass provide a driving rhythm that propels the melody forward before taking over the melody in the lyrical section.
Fanfare and Celebration is scored for piccolo, 3 flutes, alto (alternate c-part included), bass, and opt. contrabass flute.