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date: 23 January 2020

Military band (Fr. harmonie; Ger. Militärkapell, Musikkorps; It. banda, corpo di musica; Sp. banda)locked

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(Fr. harmonie; Ger. Militärkapell, Musikkorps; It. banda, corpo di musica; Sp. banda)

A term dating from the late 18th century used of a regimental band of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. It is also applied to an ensemble of any sort that plays military music, including signals and military calls. In British usage it refers (misleadingly) to mixed wind bands of all types; ...

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