Instruments of Battle: The Fighting Drummers and Buglers of the British Army from the Late 17th Century to the Present Day

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Instruments of Battle examines in detail the development and role of the British Army's fighting drummers and buglers, from the time of the foundation of the army up to the present day. While their principal weapon of war was the drum and bugle (and the fife), these men and boys were not musicians as such but fighting soldiers who took their place in the front line. The origins of the drum and bugle in the Classical Period and the later influence of Islamic armies are examined, leading to the arrival of the drum and fife in ...

Instruments of Battle: The Fighting Drummers and Buglers of the British Army from the Late 17th Century to the Present Day 2017, Casemate

ISBN-13: 9781612003696

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