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Celebrate 150 Years of Taps

Bugle and Trumpet Music

Greeting fellow Bugler and Trumpeters 

As 100 Nights of Taps Gettysburg is upon us we are looking for buglers and trumpeters to participate in a few of the upcoming evening events. You are welcome to take part in any or all of the following.

Monday May 27 Memorial Day. OPENING CEREMONY
All buglers and trumpeters are welcome to play. We will play a 4-part arrangement of To The Color and God Bless America. The ceremony will conclude with Taps-either one by one or in a cascading version. This will depend on how many players we have. Everyone is Welcome!! We will rehearse the music at 6 PM sharp at the Gatehouse

Thursday June 6 D-Day (75th Anniversary) 
Special tribute to the 11 Soldiers buried in the cemetery who gave their lives on the Normandy beaches 75 years ago. All buglers and trumpeters are welcome to play. We will play an arrangement of The Star-Spangled Banner and God Bless America. We will rehearse the music at 6 PM sharp at the Gatehouse plus a special arrangement of Band of Brothers for large trumpet ensemble.
The ceremony will end with a rendition of Taps performed by a WWII re-enactor and then Taps by the buglers/Trumpeters.

Saturday June 8 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival
Buglers will meet at 4:30 brass festival tent near the Main Stage, 15 Seminary Ridge were the Brass Band Festival is held. Buglers will be introduced and recognized to the audience at 5:50 then we will gather at the National Cemetery to sound To The Color and other bugle calls. The ceremony will end with Taps. Buglers will then make their way to a selected location on the Battlefield and sound Taps on their own at sunset (830 sharp) We will also play Band of Brothers

Thursday July 4 Independence Day

All buglers and trumpeters are welcome to play. We will play a 4-part arrangement of To The Color and God Bless America. The ceremony will conclude with Taps-either one by one or in a cascading version. This will depend on how many players we have. Everyone is Welcome!! We will rehearse the music at 6 PM sharp at the Gatehouse

Monday September 2 CLOSING CEREMONY
All buglers and trumpeters are welcome to play. We will play a 4-part arrangement of To The Color, The Star-Spangled Banner and God Bless America. The ceremony will conclude with Taps-either one by one or in a cascading version. This will depend on how many players we have. Everyone is Welcome!! We will rehearse the music at 6 PM sharp at the Gatehouse

If you are interested send an email to GettysburgTaps@gmail.com

Thanks so much!!

Here is music for 100 Nights of Taps Gettysburg

Click on the name to download the music

To the Color
God Bless America
The Star Spangled Banner
Band of Brothers

 

EXTRA MUSIC (For your own use)

FANFARE

TRUMPET VOLUNTARY

PRELUDE TO TE DEUM

HARMONIZED TAPS

PLEASE PRINT OUT THE MUSIC AND PRACTICE .

THANKS!

 

 

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