Instrumentation: Chinese ensemble plus Bassoon and Marimba
Playing time:
Copyright 2002
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Written for the Minnesota Chinese Music Ensemble, Fanfare represents my best attempt at writing a melody that actually sounds Chinese.  The piece is really about the glorious and varied percussion used in Chinese music.

Fanfare (with bassoon)

Fanfare (with cello and Liuchin in place of bassoon and chung hu)