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Music Term: Military music

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Military music


Definition and background:

Music used as an adjunct to military functions. Traditionally it is music that is played outdoors by winds and percussion to intimidate the enemy. It contained specialized military signale or calls to regulate the marching. Today military music is used almost entirely for ceremonial functions and to inspire patriotism.


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