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Composed: 2000

Orchestration: 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, and 1 percussionist

About this Piece

Cuban-born composer and conductor Tania León became a founding member and the first musical director of the Dance Theater of Harlem in 1969, establishing its music department, music school, and orchestra. She was commissioned to write this short, celebratory Fanfarria for the Library of Congress Aaron Copland Centennial Celebration in 2000, employing four trumpets, two trombones, one bass trombone, and one percussionist.