WITH TRUMPET DRUM AND FIFE: A Short Treatise Covering the Rise and Fall of Military Musical Instruments on the Battlefield
The book guides you from the Ancient World to the modern day exploring the origins, developments, and importance of signaling instruments within the context of land battles.
Mike Hall's personal knowledge and experiences of being a Senior Drum Major in the Coldstream Guards add polish and credulity to the content. Reading through the book you will uncover a mine of interesting information about the evolution of Drum and Fife duty, the historical roles of the Drum Major General and the Trumpet Major, status and pecking order of musicians within the military, and the role of the boy drummer.
NEW-pb, available late April 2013 ......$30.00
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Updated as of 11/23/2023ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price