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Feldmusik (Ger.: ‘field music’)locked

  • Hubert Unverricht
  •  and Janet K. Page

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A term used for the fanfares, and later other compositions, also known as Feldstücke, ‘needed in the field at warlike happenings’ (Altenburg, 88); alternatively it applied to an ensemble that played such pieces. The term referred originally to the corps of military trumpeters which replaced the drum and fife bands widely used in the Middle Ages....

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