MANUAL OF THE BUGLE
BUGLER POSITIONS FOR SOUNDING A CALL
Figure 1. PARADE REST (AT EASE). Feet apart relaxed position without locking knees. Bugler cradles instrument left hand parallel to the ground in left hand.
Figure 2. ATTENTION. Feet brought together, heels touching. Bugle is held in left hand parallel to the ground with the bell to the front. Right hand is placed on seam of trouser, feet are at a 45 degree angle.
Figure 3. GRASP BUGLE
Figure 4. BRING BUGLE UP
Figure 5. PLACE [...]
Articles from the ‘Buglers Through History’ Category
MANUAL OF THE BUGLE
Allen Bodenlos Bugle Master
Allen Bodenlos was born August 13, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from High school in 1940. While in HS, he joined the school band and played trumpet along with French Horn and Baritone horn. He wanted to become a musician after high school and had been accepted into a conservatory but decided to enlist into the armed forces. He enlisted July 9, 1940 and when he reported to Fort Ord, California for training with the 13th Combat [...]
OUR NATIONAL SONG OF REMEMBRANCE
Through the efforts of Jari Villanueva, Les Hampton and TAPS 150, we were able to push through the bill to have Taps finally recognized on the national level. This effort was started almost three years ago and we are thankful to Rep. Tom Reed of NY for introducing the House Resolution. Although not exactly what we wanted we are grateful for the outcome.
The bugle call Taps has, for 150 years, held a special place in our [...]
William Harten, Jr. US Navy Cornetist
The story of a musician and December 7, 1941
William Harten, Jr. was a WWII veteran who served in the U.S. Navy prior to WWII, trained at the Navy School of Music in Washington, D.C. from 1940-1941 and then served as a musician during the war. Both Bill and his cornet became survivors of the attack at Pearl Harbor and of their ship, the USS West Virginia. This special [...]
KEITH COLLAR CLARK (1927-2002)
Keith Clark was the Principal Bugler with The United States Army Band who was placed in the world spotlight when he was called to sound Taps at the Funeral of John F. Kennedy.
The story of the “Broken Note”can be read by CLICKING HERE
Clark was born on November 21, 1927, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and studied trumpet with Clifford Liliya and Lloyd Geisler. After graduation from Interlochen Music School, he played with [...]