About Carnival of the Animals and Saint Saens
1: Royal March of the Lion
2: Hens and Roosters
8: Donkeys ('Personages with Long Ears")
9: Cuckoo in the Woods
A fanfare is a musical announcement played on brass instruments before the arrival of an important person.
Here comes the procession! Let’s listen:
Listen to the forte (loud)chords on the piano, imitating the sound of trumpets.
The “trumpets” (played by pianos) play this repeated pattern:
Listen for the marcato (heavily accented) chords: