What Does Fanfare Mean?

Answer

Fanfare refers to a short celebratory song or short piece of music which is played on brass instruments like trumpets, usually to bring in something or someone important like a noble or royal individual. This term is also applied for music pieces performed on hunting horns in the chase.
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what does fanfare mean
fan·fare
[fan-fair]
NOUN
1.
a flourish or short air played on trumpets or the like.
2.
an ostentatious display or flourish.
3.
publicity or advertising.
Source: Dictionary.com
Q&A Related to "What Does Fanfare Mean"
A fanfare usually features bright-sounding trumpets playing a quick, rhythmic melody. The notes are most often a triad in a major key. The origin of the term "fanfare" is
http://www.ehow.com/facts_5525788_fanfare.html
a fanfare is a short piece of music with brass instruments and accompined by percussion
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What+is+fanfare+form+of+...
Passions, the soap opera, has quite a few different fan devoted websites. Most of them have message boards and the inside scoop on the characters.You can find more information here:
http://answers.ask.com/Entertainment/Television/wh...
fanfare: a gaudy outward display; (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
http://www.kgbanswers.com/what-is-a-fanfare/506944...
Explore this Topic
The origin of a fanfare is in France between the years 1760 and 1770. The word is a back formation from fanfarer which means to play a flourish on trumpets. It ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com