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Joan Tower

Publisher: AMP

Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman (for orchestra) (2014)
Commissioned by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Music Director, in celebration of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Centennial Season
Publisher
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Category
Orchestra
Year Composed
2014
Duration
5 Minutes
Programme Note
Joan Tower Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman (for orchestra) (2014)

Baltimore Symphony, Marin Alsop conductor



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…this sixth one is not really a “fanfare” at all, but basically a short, fully worked-out overture. It is an attractive work in the bustling American style of Michael Torke or John Adams (chugging, repeated notes as a unifying element), but with rapid shifts in texture. Tower is in many ways a worthy heir to Copland, and I am certain her work will someday be as firmly entrenched in the repertoire.
Robert Battey, Washington Post,08/05/2016
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