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Taps Music, Sound Files and Information

Sheet Music and Sound File to TapsClick on the links In order to provide you with music and sound files of Tapswe have included these…

The Taps Myth

Almost every day when I check my e-mails, I get a message or two asking about or forwarding a story for my comment or enlightenment. It starts with, "Reportedly it all began during the Civil War…" and goes on to relate the story of Union Captain Ellicombe and how he finds his wounded Confederate son on a battlefield. The story is that the music of Taps is found in the pocket of the young man and that's how the call came into being. It is a heartwarming and poignant story, but false.

Larry DuPree Bugler

Larry Dupree, Bugler and friend By Jari Villanueva, TapsBugler On November 1, 2019 the world lost another Vietnam Veteran and the bugling world lost a…

Hitting the High Notes

Hitting the High Notes…For Those that say I have one of the worst Jobs. My preparation is always the same. My instrument is so highly…

Bicycle Bugles and Bugling

Bicycle Bugles and Bugling By Paul Schmidt This article was written for “The Wheelmen” who kindly granted permission to reprint. www.thewheelmen.org The bicycle bugle, along…

Civil War Re-enacting for the Bugler

CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTING FOR THE BUGLER Re-enacting the American Civil War is a popular hobby not only in the United States but also around the…

100 Nights of Taps

March 17, 2020The Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania announces that the daily “One Hundred Nights of Taps, Gettysburg, 2020” ceremony at Soldiers’ National Monument in Gettysburg…

Performance Guidelines for Taps

The Significance of Taps There are two pieces of music that particularly stir the hearts and emotions of Americans — The Star-Spangled Banner and Taps.…

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