Prelude and Fanfare from the Fairy Queen
SMC ST220/ HL 3774831
Brass Choir: 3 Bb Trumpets, 3 F Horns, 3 Trombone, Timpani
This arrangement of the prelude and fanfare for brass choir from "The Fairy-Queen" (1692; Purcell catalogue number Z.629) is a masque or semi-opera by Henry Purcell; a "Restoration spectacular". The libretto is an anonymous adaptation of William Shakespeare's wedding comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream".