An outstanding fanfare for brass and percussion. Great concert opener or marching feature.
Genre: Brass & Percussion Ensemble | # of Players: Level: Medium Difficult | Duration: 1:15
Instrumentation Bb Trumpet 1 Bb Trumpet 2 Bb Trumpet 3 Bb Trumpet 4 F Horn 1 F Horn 2 F Horn 3 F Horn 4 Trombone 1 Trombone 2 Trombone 3 Bass Trombone Euphonium Tuba
Percussion 1 (crotales, claves, crash cymbals) Percussion 2 (bells, 2 congas, large tam-tam) Percussion 3 (chimes, bongos) Percussion 4 (vibraphone, 2 brake drums, large cowbell, triangle) Percussion 5 (2 tom-toms, small bass drum) Percussion 6 (2 tom-toms, small bass drum)
Program Notes Ruffle and Flourish features pulsating battery percussion under longer sustained notes in the brass. In its brief duration, the piece will grab hold of you and not allow you to breathe until the final notes.