recessional march

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Noun1.recessional march - a march to be played for processions
marching music, march - genre of music written for marching; "Sousa wrote the best marches"
dead march, funeral march - a slow march to be played for funeral processions
wedding march - a march to be played for a wedding procession
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The Junior High Band played the Recessional March as the new graduates left the floor and gathered in the cafeteria for pictures and congratulations from family and friends.
Elgar, one of Britain's great composers dominated the repertoire, led by the three movements from his Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 to the Allegro and Allegreto of the Organ Sonata, Op.28 to the recessional march, again the Pomp And Circumstance, Op.39: V but March No.
The Army band started playing the recessional march, the breezy "Sampaguita," but he was still deep in thought, so the band had to repeat the piece to give the President time to return to the ceremonial platforms.