military band


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Noun1.military band - a group of musicians playing brass and woodwind and percussion instrumentsmilitary band - a group of musicians playing brass and woodwind and percussion instruments
band - instrumentalists not including string players
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A boy hears a military band play on the field at night, and he has kings and queens and famous chivalry palpably before him.
He gives us often the blaring music of a military band or the loud, swelling volume of an organ, but very seldom the softer tones of a violin or symphony.
The military band outside the building struck up "God save the Queen" with great vigour before his Excellency had quite finished; the people shouted; the in's rubbed their hands; the out's shook their heads; the Government party said there never was such a good speech; the Opposition declared there never was such a bad one; the Speaker and members of the House of Assembly withdrew from the bar to say a great deal among themselves and do a little: and, in short, everything went on, and promised to go on, just as it does at home upon the like occasions.
The military bands struck up altogether; the horses stood upon two legs each, cantered backwards, and whisked their tails about in all directions; the dogs barked, the mob screamed, the troops recovered, and nothing was to be seen on either side, as far as the eye could reach, but a long perspective of red coats and white trousers, fixed and motionless.
Dan and the ship's surgeon and I had been up to the great square, listening to the music of the fine military bands and contemplating English and Spanish female loveliness and fashion, and at nine o'clock were on our way to the theater, when we met the General, the Judge, the Commodore, the Colonel, and the Commissioner of the United States of America to Europe, Asia, and Africa, who had been to the Club House to register their several titles and impoverish the bill of fare; and they told us to go over to the little variety store near the Hall of Justice and buy some kid gloves.
He said that various competitions would be organized in the festival as well as different events including floral exhibition, cultural and traditional items like horse dancing, performance by military band, puppet show and magic show in the final celebrations will be a source of entertainment for the people of all ages.
A special feature of last year's parade was the participation of the People's Liberation Army of China, Saudi Special Force contingent and Turkish Janissary Military band.
The world famous band, which had recently performed at renowned military band festivals like Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Scotland and Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival at Moscow, regaled and enthralled the audience with a wide range of repertoire of stirring Martial Music, arrangements of Western Classical, Indian Classical and other forms of contemporary popular and folk music.
The guests also enjoyed to tunes played by the military band.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and other dignitaries along with chiefs of the Army, Navy and the Air Force were present on the occasion to witness 26 military band performances, with the foot-tapping music.
Upon arrival at the presidential palace, the King was received by the Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiades, where he was accorded an official welcome, as a military band played the national anthems of the two countries.
com 7:00pm Enjoy a Military Show Witness the annual royal military concert in the courtyard of the Royal Opera House, where Oman's military band will be showcasing classic military songs along with South Korean and Georgian military bands, which will be showcasing their talent during the 90-minute, free-of-charge performance.

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