Elgar's Civic Fanfare was written to open the 1927 Hereford Three Choirs Festival. It was never published in his lifetime and the Acuta Music study score, published in 1991, was the work's first appearance in print. It is scored for full orchestra excluding Violins.
ISBN : 1-873690-03-7
Duration : 2 minutes.
Orchestral requirements : 2+1 2+1 2+1 2+1 4 3 3 1 Timp 3P Organ Strings (no violins). The Cor Anglais, Bass Clarinet, Contrabassoon and Organ could be dispensed with if circumstances dictate.
Difficulty : Straightforward.
Study Score : Available from Acuta Music in a limited edition of 300 copies. Includes detailed Editorial commentary. See "Sales" bookmark for price and ordering details.
Orchestral parts, Conductor's full score : Available for sale from Goodmusic. Click here for link to Goodmusic Civic Fanfare web page.
Copyright : Although Elgar's music is out of copyright, the Acuta Music and the Acuta/Goodmusic editions of the Civic Fanfare constitute a "copyright edition" for the purposes of performance and recording, and should be disclosed as such on PRS or MCPS returns.