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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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Stokowski's Symphonic Baroque is under the experienced direction of the Maestro's former associate Matthias Bamert and includes "wide-screen" renderings of Handel's Water Music, Vivaldi, Purcell and a Dead March from Saul culminating in the loudest drum roll I have ever heard on disc.
Robert Alan Kruger, a 37-year-old investment broker who worked in Oxnard, and his girlfriend, Christine Deanne Churchill, 28, were found dead March 30 when Churchill's two children returned home from a weekend outing.
Carroll when he was found dead March 28, 2007, from what a medical examiner determined was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The squat, sinister Pentagon building is just across the Potomac river to the left, next door to the Arlington military cemetery where the headstones of some 250,000 US war dead march downhill to the Eternal Flame marking John F Kennedy's grave.
We also enjoyed a world premiere, BCMG's latest 'Sound Investment' commission, Gerald Barry's Dead March.
As well as Bass Inventions the concert on February 2, also at the CBSO Centre and conducted by Peter Rundel, includes the Alhambra Fantasy by the CBSO's current composer-in-association, Julian Anderson, the Sonata for Cello and Eight Instruments by Huw Watkins (soloist Ulrich Heinen) and the world premiere of BCMG's latest Sound Investment commission, Dead March by Irish composer Gerald Barry.
But village bandmasters in the 19th century knew their Handel and one of the pieces in the Mellstock does is a rousing Dead March from Saul arranged in the style of one of the old militia bands, for clarinet, oboe, serpent and bass drum.
Just before kick-off in the game against Newcastle, the band played the Dead March in Saul and 30,000 spectators stood and took their caps off in silence.
This latest novel has the same creepy feeling that the dead march with the living on some hidden parallel path that is occasionally revealed, very briefly, for our frightened edification.