Drum and Bugle Corps (Classic)

Drum and Bugle Corps (Classic)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Classic drum and bugle corps are North American musical ensembles that descended from military bugle and drum units returning from World War I and succeeding wars.[1] Traditionally, drum and bugle corps served as signaling units as early as before the American Civil War, with these signaling units having descended in some fashion from ancient drum and fife corps. With the advent of the radio, bugle signaling units became obsolete and surplus equipment was sold to veteran organizations (such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion, two major organizers for classic drum corps). These organizations formed drum and bugle corps of civilians and veterans, and the corps performed in community events and local celebrations. Over time, rivalries between corps emerged and the competitive drum and bugle corps circuit evolved.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136576902
  • 9786136576909