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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 decade ago

How long have military marching bands been around?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Hello, check this out. The first Field music was initialized during the training of foot soldiers, archers, cannon barrages and all sorts of field actions during the civil war effort http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_band

  • 1 decade ago

    I am sure they existed long before I was in the U.S.N.But I remember the famous painting of the fife and drum from the U.S. Revolution.We can go back a couple of millennia when Joshua fought the battle of Jericho.That was probably the first recorded,but not neccesarily the first.

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