Well, I have been promising a new work for a couple of weeks now, and here it is, warts and all. I have utilized a short theme by John Bowen from his little "Melancholia" piece.
It still has a few quirks in it, like the trumpets making a strange noise when playing a sforzando after a short note pickup (but I believe that is a Finale expression problem, not something in the libraries), and the lead trumpet is entirely too quiet in one spot that I cannot discover the reason for. The timpani appear to be lost among the drumlines, but I think that may be a good idea, and the snareline sticks out too much at the very end... or does it?
Anyway, here it is... "Fanfare for Everybody: There's No Such Thing as Common" for Brass Choir, Drumline, Timpani, Concert Bass Drum and Whistle.
If the link doesn't work, please let me know immediately.
This piece is my first recorded work using all-Garritan Library instruments, which include some of the SAM horns and VDL drumlines.
[For those without a classical education in music, Aaron Copland wrote a famous fanfare called "Fanfare for the Common Man" and my title is a play on his title.]