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dead march

a piece of solemn funeral music played to accompany a procession, esp at military funerals
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The 21-year-old Gandee, his uncle and another passenger were found dead March 31 in a Ford Bronco that was partially submerged in mud.
Carroll of North Brookfield when he was found dead March 28, 2007, from what a medical examiner ruled was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The bell tolled: sounding quieter now we were in the church, until the organ began the Dead March from Saul; the organ bellows worked by the new electric.
Another employee of a Canadian-headquartered aid group was shot dead March 23 when gunmen entered his living quarters.
Pan ddeallwyd bod yr enillydd, Taliesin o Eifion, wedi marw rai wythnosau ynghynt, galwyd ar y seindorf i ganu'r Dead March.
It was up against another BCMG/Sound Investment commission, Gerald Barry's Dead March, and Nicholas Maw's opera Sophie's Choice, premiered at the Royal Opera House last year.
our old organist Percy W Aston, FRCO, supplied the music including the Dead March in Saul and Hallelujah Chorus," he recorded on March 8, 1923.
Kazdin was found dead March 14 in a trash bin near the Los Angeles International Airport, shortly after the Kimeses used his Las Vegas house and left it in ashes.
Yet the origins of that doctrine became clear only in the days after Applewhite and 38 other cult members who committed suicide were found dead March 26 in a mansion outside San Diego.
For the parents and families of the dead March 13 will be a day of deep grief.