ENS131 Score and parts
Elgar Howarth (*1935)
Elgar Howarth studied music at Manchester University and the Royal Manchester College of Music, where his first study was composition.His conducting career began in the early 1970s and since then he has appeared regularly with all the leading orchestras of Great Britain, both in the concert hall and in the recording studio. He has appeared at major festivals abroad - mostly in Europe - and toured...
About Five Fanfares for PMJ
In memoriam Philip Mark Jones
At London Brass’s request I have composed these pieces especially for their “in memoriam Philip Mark Jones” concert given in 2001 in London. The Fanfare is the traditional brass cliché. Philip would have found (as I do myself) an irony in my choice of this form, since his style was ‘anti-fanfare’, anti-military, and even anti-traditional, being lyrical elegant, poised and entirely personal, sometimes in a rather quirky way. I have thus tried to say something personal - and perhaps quirky - in these five short movements, in memory of the most remarkable personality I ever met in the brass fraternity, and my greatest friend. Elgar Howarth
- 4 trumpets, horn, 4 trombones, tuba
- Editions Bim