Composer: Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Duration: 1.5 minutes
Instrumentation: 10 Bb Trumpets
Made famous in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 a Space Odyssey and further parodied in countless films, this opening fanfare from the Strauss masterpiece is instantly recognisable by audiences everywhere of all ages. This version was arranged for 10 trumpets of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in original concert C major.
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