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fanfares, plural;
  1. A short ceremonial tune or flourish played on brass instruments, typically to introduce something or someone important

  2. An ostentatious or noisy display
    • - he turned 25 on Saturday with little fanfare

  1. ostentation: a gaudy outward display
  2. flourish: (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
  3. A Fanfare is a short piece of music played by trumpets and other brass instruments, frequently accompanied by percussion, usually for ceremonial purposes (usually for royalty or important people). ...
  4. Fanfare is the title of the first compilation album released by Scottish punk and new wave band Skids, on Virgin Records in 1982, shortly after the group dissolved. Despite being a compilation, it doesn't contain any tracks from the band's fourth and final album Joy.
  5. Fanfare is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster Jerome Robbins to Britten's The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op. ...
  6. Fanfare is a U.S. technology company located in Mountain View, California. Fanfare develops automated testing software that enables telecom service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and enterprises to automate quality testing of their products and services. ...
  7. The T-Mk 6 Fanfare is a towed sonar decoy developed after the Second World War by the United States Navy. It replaced the Foxer noisemaker. It was more effective than the Foxer, producing a sound similar to a ship's propeller, rather than wideband noise.
  8. Fanfare is a 1958 Dutch comedy film directed by Bert Haanstra. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.
  9. A flourish of trumpets or horns as to announce; a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase; A show of ceremony or celebration
  10. A prelude or opening, a flourish, usually played by brass instruments.
  11. A flourish for trumpets or other brass instruments for ceremonial purposes; can refer to passages for brass instruments in the body of a work, or a full piece that conveys this impression
  12. a piece of music that announces an important arrival
  13. a towed noisemaker, that's capable of simulating a torpedo and other decoys, which is used to distract or confuse an enemy SUBMARINE so it will disclose its position or intention, inviting its own destruction; compare FISH, MINE, MUSIC, NOISE. ...
  14. A style of binding featuring leafy sprays and interlaces bounded by a single gold line on one side and a double gold line on the other.
  15. a flourish of trumpets, a word used to describe a brass band (a band of wood and brass wind is called a 'Harmonie')
  16. A little parade led by Madame Corporation introduces the next act. (Performed to "Fanfare" on the soundtrack)
  17. an awakening; a flourish of trumpets
  18. son de trompetas; fanfarria