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.
The latest William 'Billy' Higham military band concert took place at the weekend.
? Military Band Concert St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury Wednesday, August 7, 6.30pm Tickets PS8 A spectacular performance of military music, performed by the Lancashire Artillery Volunteers' Band.
Along with Azerbaijan, the festival will welcome Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band, the Central Military Band of People's Liberation Army of China, Turkish Armed Forces Armoni Band, the Central Military Band of the Korean Peoples Army, Hannuri (South Korea), Fanfara Alpina Tridentina from Italy, two marching bands from Norway Tveit Union Musikkorps and Stromsgodset Musikkorps and many others.
A TOP military band is to perform in Aberdeen as part of a fundraising tour.
The Afghan President reviewed the parade as the military band played ceremonial tunes in the background.
Standing alongside Zelenskiy in the sweltering heat while a military band played the national anthems of two countries outside the chancellery, the German chancellor shook violently for about a minute.
The opening ceremony was marked by a mock military operation as well as performances by the UAE military band, Abu Dhabi police band and Armenian military orchestra.

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