Fanfare in C- Trumpets in Bb/C in Original key and Lower key)

Composer- arr. Gottfried Reiche/ Trans. Chidester
Difficulty- M
Length- 1:00
Range- Low G to high C /or Low A to D
Endurance- E
Finger technique- M
Counting ability- M
Ensemble difficulty- MD

Everyone should recognize this famous fanfare but because of the range, most shy away from doing it. To make it more available to the average player without a piccolo trumpet, I offer this combination- parts include the original key to be performed with a C trumpet or a lower version to be performed by a C trumpet. I have also included the part for a Bb trumpet in the original as well as the lower key. Also included is the score and the Organ parts in both keys.

Let me know if you program it in the lower key. It would be interesting to find out if the audience could hear the difference. I’m betting not!

Listen sample here- Fanfare in C for natural trumpet