Fanfare (signal)

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A fanfare is a piece of sound with a signal character .

Even in the Middle Ages , hunters used the sounds of animal horns to communicate . Metal horns came into use from the 16th century. Fanfare music later developed for military purposes in France, from where it spread across Europe.

Events were and still are signaled with fanfares, e.g. B. blowing on and blowing off the hunt , announcing parades or presentations .

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