composition

Yankee Doodle Fanfareture

for Orchestra

  • Genre
    Orchestra
  • Commissioned by/written for
    Bloomington Pops
  • Year completed
    2001
  • Year revised
  • Timing
    2:20
  • Catalog number
    176
No items found.
  • copies sold
  • 6
    known performances
  • General notes
    This work also exists in a version for band.
No media available.
Location
Date
Time
No events scheduled.
No reviews.

Yankee Doodle Fanfareture (prounounced fan-fair-eh-chur) was originally written for the Bloomington Pops Orchestra in 2001 to inaugurate that year's Picnic with the Pops. The premiere was conducted by Robert Stoll. The piece, in my judgment, was too long to be considered a fanfare, and too short to be named an overture, thus the concoction of the term fanfareture. The piece is short and to the point, utilizing the tune upon which it is based in various ways, including the use of snippets of it in sometimes discordant and comical fashion. The primary motivation for the piece was to have fun--whether in performance or in listening.

No items found.