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Fanfares are normally a relatively short piece of music that is typically played by trumpets/cornets/french horns and other brass instruments often accompanied by percussion. It is usually intended for important social purposes, such as ceremonial events involving important people, as exclamations of significant activities during an event (such as with introductions and closings), or to precede announcements with the purpose of gaining the attention of the audience. Similarly, musical works themselves often begin, transition, or end with fanfares or fanfare-like themes. The term is also used symbolically, such as to describe occasions that are greatly publicized, even when no music is involved. - Source: Wikipedia

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