military music

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Noun1.military music - brisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parademilitary music - brisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parade
marching music, march - genre of music written for marching; "Sousa wrote the best marches"
quickstep - military march accompanying quick time
pibroch - martial music with variations; to be played by bagpipes
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Before Hester Prynne could call together her thoughts, and consider what was practicable to be done in this new and startling aspect of affairs, the sound of military music was heard approaching along a contiguous street.
Now, he marched onward with a warrior's step, keeping time to the military music.
Presently there was a sound of distant music; in another minute a pillar of dust came moving slowly toward us; a moment more and then, with colors flying and a grand crash of military music, a gallant array of cavalrymen emerged from the dust and came down the street on a gentle trot.
One appreciative description of it may be quoted: 'The language of Gibbon never flags; he walks forever as to the clash of arms, under an imperial banner; a military music animates his magnificent descriptions of battles, of sieges, of panoramic scenes of antique civilization.
Nevertheless, at eight o'clock in the morning the regiment of the queen's guards, commanded by Guitant, under whom was his nephew Comminges, marched publicly, preceded by drums and trumpets, filing off from the Palais Royal as far as Notre Dame, a manoeuvre which the Parisians witnessed tranquilly, delighted as they were with military music and brilliant uniforms.
At this period of the entertainment, Guster, who has never recovered her first failure, but has neglected no possible or impossible means of bringing the establishment and herself into contempt--among which may be briefly enumerated her unexpectedly performing clashing military music on Mr.
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 Military Music Band will perform patriotic songs throughout the two days I.
In addition, there is a parade ground for different activities, such as the military music band and several others.
The celebrations began with military music and national anthem of the UAE, followed by recitation from the Holy Quran.
A joint military music band with a line-up of ROP, Royal Guard of Oman (RGO), Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF), Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) and Royal Court Affairs band-members will also be part of the parade.
Under the baton of Commander Satish Kumar Champion, Licentiate in Military Music and currently the director of this fine ensemble, the band continued to relate closely to its audience, making every effort to incorporate different forms and textures of music, thus providing a rich tapestry and embodying India's abiding characteristic of "Unity in Diversity".

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