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Bandmaster   Listen

The conductor of a band.

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"Bandmaster" Quotes from Famous Books

... mutual satisfactions to expand, in the close confines of life on board ship, and as if to seal and sanctify the voyage permanently a conversion took place in the second saloon, owning Laura's agency. It was the maid of the lady in the cavalry regiment, a hardened heart, as two stewards and a bandmaster on board could testify. When this occurred the time that was to elapse between Laura's marriage and her return to the ranks was shortened to one week. "And quite long enough," Colonel Markin said, "considering how much more we need you ...
— The Path of a Star • Mrs. Everard Cotes (AKA Sara Jeannette Duncan)

... been preserved intact, including one said to have been an Austrian bandmaster, a giant eight feet tall. The nationality of some of the skulls can be determined by bullets, French or Austrian, found in the head and now attached ...
— With British Guns in Italy - A Tribute to Italian Achievement • Hugh Dalton

... against such odds, and the 'cease fire' was sounded, and handkerchiefs waved to denote submission. During this unequal struggle, Mrs. Smith, the widow of the bandmaster of the regiment, who, with the wife of Sergeant-Major Fox and some children, were riding in one of the foremost waggons, came fearlessly up to where the wounded lay, and, tearing strips from her clothing, helped the surgeon to bandage the wounds. The sergeant-major's wife was severely ...
— The Transvaal from Within - A Private Record of Public Affairs • J. P. Fitzpatrick

Words linked to "Bandmaster" :   director, music director, March King, John Philip Sousa, conductor, Sousa

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