Military Music in Campaign 1866
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Publisher: Helion & Company, Limited
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
The Seven Weeks War of 1866 occurred during a golden age of military music in both Austria and Prussia. This study will examine the background to this music, the role of military bands in contemporary culture, their repertoire and their exploits on the battlefield.PART ONE Prussia: the Wieprecht era - the development of military music, the three types of music (infantry, Jaeger and cavalry), and the composition of the respective bands, the Army March Collection, Berlin's golden era: concerts, parades and competitions. PART TWO Austria: the Leonhardt era, bandsmen as "musical missionaries," reforms after 1848, types of music, drum majors and drum dogs, regimental marches, Prussia's More...
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