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The Titanic Musicians

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

From Walter Lord’s Book, “The Night Lives On” Whatever (music) they played (that night), they achieved immortality.  The bravery of these men, trying to bring hope and comfort to others without a thought to their own safety, captured the public’s imagination allover the world.  Editorials, speeches, sermons, and reams of worshipful poetry celebrated the deed, […]

The Origins of the Model 1892 Bugle (M1892 Field Trumpet)

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

By Jack Carter The word bugle in the United States is often used as a generic term for many types of horns including the instruments used by the armed services, drum and bugle corps and by various other organizations such as the Boy Scouts. Nevertheless, bugles have always been specified correctly by the armed services […]

The Greatest Game In the World by John Philip Sousa

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

The Greatest Game in the World by John Philip Sousa America’s March King, John Philip Sousa, was an avid baseball fan. He was a good player as a youth and when the Sousa Band formed its own team he usually pitched for the first inning or so. The team was formed during the long concert […]

Bugle Calls Recorded on Cylinder

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

BUGLE CALLS ON CYLINDERS Rough Riders Bugler Emil Cassi Rough Riders Bugler 3438 Y E. Berliner’s Gramophone. Emil Cassi, bugler. Re-enactment of bugle calls sounded at San Juan Hill, Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898: First call; reveille; assembly; forward, guide right; halt; skirmish; rally. Taps as sounded at the graves of Sergeant Hamilton Fish, Jr., […]

Last Days of John Philip Sousa

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

The Last Days of John Philip Sousa On February 22nd, 1932, John Philip Sousa conducted the combined musicians of the The United States Army Band, United States Navy Bandand “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in front of the US Capitol Building in a performance of the “George Washington Bicentennial” march written in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Washington’s […]

Short History of the 26th North Carolina Regimental Band

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

 The history of the 26th North Carolina Regimental Band is one of a remarkable story of a group of musicians. They were an organization of intelligent and skilled brass players who were religious men from the Moravian community in Salem North Carolina. The Moravians were a small group of Christians that originally formed in 1457, […]

Lincoln Departs for Washington

Monday, February 11th, 2019

On this day in 1861, President-elect Abraham Lincoln left his home in Springfield, Ill., boarded a two-car private train and embarked on his journey to Washington, D.C.

The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Message

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

The Christmas Eve message from Apollo 8 December 24, 1968 It was not a mission that was supposed to have happened at that time. The flight of Apollo 8 to the moon 50 years ago occurred because of a switch in the lunar missions. By summer of 1968 it was becoming evident that the Lunar […]

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