Description: From the Publishers:
With Trumpet, Drum and Fife explores new areas of the world of military musical instruments. The chapters of the book guide you from the Ancient World through to the Restoration and up to the modern day giving examples of the origins and developments of the instruments employed. The author gives accounts of the role of drummers within the military environment. The text explores the historical context of land battles and the importance of signalling instruments used in times of conflict. The status and pecking order of musicians within the military and the unique development of Drummers' uniforms are also detailed with the images contained within the book highlighting specific areas of interest.
Place and publisher: Solihull: Helion and Company
Date of publication: 2013
Number of pages: 128