Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers
Number of Trumpets: 12
Key: Eb concert
Duration: 3 minutes and 15 seconds
The fanfare to herald the coronation ceremony of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark as Emperor and Empress of India held in Delhi, India on January 1, 1903. Classic imperial elegance and majesty without being overly difficult. A very impressive and awe inspiring piece.
ITG Journal, January 2021, page 102:
"...a piece ideal for pomp and pageantry....rousingly rhythmic...complex rhythmic ideas create a sense of excitement and boisterous energy..."