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The Royal Military School of Music…

We believe the above clipping relates to the following two pieces of information regarding the founding of The Royal Military School of Music in 1857 at Kneller Hall. The first from COMPOSERS’ FORUM Military Music and its Ancient Traditions

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Tuba Humour…

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The Dutch Army Mounted Bicycle Band! … & The Italian Army “Running’ Band!

It is hard enough to march in formation and play an instrument.  But the Dutch Army Bicycle Band does it while riding bicycles! Well, it’s a living! … and as for the Italian Military ‘Running’ Band…

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Legendary New York Philharmonic Trumpeter To Retire!

WQXR Blog New York Philharmonic Trumpeter Philip Smith to Retire Tuesday, November 05, 2013 – 04:00 PM By Brian Wise Enlarge Philip Smith, New York Philharmonic principal trumpet Philip Smith, who has led the New York Philharmonic’s trumpet section for 35 … Continue reading

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That’s enough! We’re sending the trombones in…

   

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