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  • As though in answer, and from an entirely different direction, there was a fanfarade of trumpets, menacing, warlike.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • From one side you hear the solemn notes of the fanfarade from Libuša; a little farther away a very cheery brass band is stirring its audience with a rattling march -- impossible to keep your feet still; then while the brass band pauses for breath and beer the insistent cadence of a dreamy valse floats up to meet you.

    From a Terrace in Prague

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  • A fancy old word for fanfare.

    August 6, 2007