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century that we first find undoubted evidence of the-sounding of trumpets in a field of battle as a signal for attack! There is another interesting item in the same chronicle, that is worth while quoting, as it points to what may be taken for a fanfare of trumpets in harmony. The account reads : " Meanwhile the trum­pets blew, and their sounds being harmoniously blended, there arose a kind of discordant concord of notes, whilst the sameness of the sounds being con­tinued, the one followed the other in mutual succes­sion, and the notes which had been lowered were again resounded."3
' Bohn's " Chronicles of the Crusades."
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