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Military music   /mˈɪlətˌɛri mjˈuzɪk/   Listen
Military music

noun
1.
Brisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parade.  Synonyms: martial music, military march.






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"Military music" Quotes from Famous Books



... and though partially shut during the winter season, travellers can always get a good plain dinner there. During the summer season, that is from May till October, the hotel is fully open, and has a petits chevaux room, entry free of course, and also good military music in the gardens, twice a week. The gardens are also very prettily illuminated very often, whilst from time to time firework displays help to pass away the evenings. The dining-hall faces the only nice portion ...
— The Gourmet's Guide to Europe • Algernon Bastard

... detachment of cavalry, with a band of military music preceding a train of priests in their robes, who were followed by a hecatomb of the whitest oxen with gilded horns entwined with flowers; next were chariots, laden with the spoils of the vanquished; and after them, ...
— Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology - For Classical Schools (2nd ed) • Charles K. Dillaway

... the Marquis entered his carriage, and was driven to the palace. There he learned that the King was receiving, more or less unofficially, certain foreign ambassadors and noblemen of repute in the Throne-room. A fine band was playing military music in the great open quadrangle in front of the palace, where pillars of rose-marble, straight as the stems of pine-trees, held up fabulous heraldic griffins, clasping between their paws the country's shield. ...
— Temporal Power • Marie Corelli

... Distant military music. Four young boys dressed in white, and bearing tall spears with little banners attached to the tips, enter and stand each at one corner of the couch. The arrangement suggests a medieval church tomb, of which Mrs. Arnold's kneeling ...
— The Treason and Death of Benedict Arnold - A Play for a Greek Theatre • John Jay Chapman



Words linked to "Military music" :   marching music, quickstep, march, martial music, pibroch



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