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Farewell was composed on request of fanfare band "Trompetterkorps der Cavalerie" in 1993 since the band was going to be disbanded.
The piece is based on two of the most wellknown signals from the military music: "Reveille" and "Taptoe".
After the bright and festive opening, with trumpets playing the Reveille signal, we hear a more melancholic melody, played by the flugelhorn. When the piece reaches it's climax all signals and themes are sounding together but the piece ends very quietly, with just one trumpetplayer left, sounding from a distance.....