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The Rise & Development Of Military Music

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18                 MILITARY MUSIC AND ITS STORY.
troops by a recognized system of moving the colours and standard, or viva voce. Trumpets often sounded to convey an order, but this would be determined upon beforehand, as we find in Froissart—"Au premier son
Fig. 1.
de sa trompette ou s'appareillat, au second on s'armat, et au tiers son montat a cheval et partit." A similar order to this may be seen in the " Rules and Ordinances for the War" (1544).
With the revival of classical learning came the revival of study in the art of war, and the warlike
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