Fanfare for the Volunteer

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Fanfare for the Volunteer
Studio album by Mark O'Connor
Released 1999
Recorded November 1998
Genre Classical
Length 56:40
Label Sony Classical
Producer Steven Epstein
Mark O'Connor chronology
Midnight on the Water
(1998)Midnight on the Water1998
Fanfare for the Volunteer
The American Seasons
(2001)The American Seasons2001

Fanfare for the Volunteer is an album of three pieces for violin and orchestra by composer and violinist Mark O'Connor with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Steven Mercurio.[1] Originally conceived as O'Connor's second "fiddle concerto", the three movements became separate pieces during the course of composition. Like his other classical works, the three pieces on the album: "Call of the Mockingbird", "Trail of Tears" and "Fanfare for the Volunteer" use styles and motifs from American folk music and the traditional Anglo-American fiddling techniques on which O'Connor was weaned.

Track listing[edit]

All music written by Mark O'Connor

  1. "Call of the Mockingbird" – 20:26
  2. "Trail of Tears" – 16:08
  3. "Fanfare for the Volunteer" – 20:06