Fanfare for the Common Man

“Fanfare for the Common Man” was written in 1942 by American composer Aaron Copland. Originally it was written for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

This version is from 1977 by the British group Emerson, Lake and Palmer, from their Works I album. This version was used as the theme song to CBS Sports Spectacular as well as used in other places and times.

If you’re interested in how the symphonic version sounds, you can find it after the break.

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