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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Presently there was a distant blare of military music; it came nearer, still nearer, and soon a noble cavalcade wound into view, glorious with plumed helmets and flashing mail and flaunting banners and rich doublets and horse-cloths and gilded spear- heads; and through the muck and swine, and naked brats, and joyous dogs, and shabby huts, it took its gallant way, and in its wake we followed.
The quiet descendants of the Puritans were shocked by the uproar of military music; the drum, fife, and bugle drowning the holy organ peal and the voices of the singers.
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. Thus the aged form advanced on one side, and the whole parade of soldiers and magistrates on the other, till, when scarcely twenty yards remained between, the old man grasped his staff by the middle, and held it before him like a leader's truncheon.
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.
Egypt ranks no 2 for best show in Russia's military music festival - Press Photo CAIRO 4 September 2019: Egypt ranked no 2 in a voting for the best shows presented at the 12th Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival which wrapped up in Moscow on Saturday.
For the first time, the Azerbaijani Army was represented at the 12th International Military Music Festival in Moscow.
Othman Al-Ghanmi to meet (Edinburgh Castle Officers) and identify them before each commander and officer takes his position in the parade and then head in the majestic atmosphere accompanied by military music in a limousine to the square where the ruler of the castle and present his rank and name the greeting leads the guest through traditional Scottish reception ceremonies to take the guest of honor "the upper seat" and authorizes the grand parade as the parade teams march in front of his podium to greet him during the parade periods.
? 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.

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