Ceremonial March

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

March, Ceremonial

 

the marching of troops to music at parades, in review, with banners and orders, during other celebrations, and in ceremonies in which wreaths are laid on soldiers’ graves and monuments.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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When the Emperor had passed nearly all the regiments, the troops began a ceremonial march past him, and Rostov on Bedouin, recently purchased from Denisov, rode past too, at the rear of his squadron- that is, alone and in full view of the Emperor.
It's believed the Coast Guard has been asked to provide 100 members to take part in the ceremonial march along with several vehicles and a boat.
The ceremonial march was also broadcast on national television and the Republic Square of Armenia was lit with thousands of candles where "Emmenez-moi" and "La Boheme" were played for tens of thousands until morning light.
Under the accompaniment of the ceremonial march, soldiers of the Armed Forces brought on to the stage the national flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the standard (flag) of the President of Azerbaijan.
The ceremonial march of the procession, splendidly representative of the temporal world of the Medici, winds its way towards the serenity of Lippi's otherworldly Adoration, revealing to the viewer a great many of the spiritual struggles that Lucrezia and her family spent their lives negotiating.
Hence Aida, with an 80-strong cast, includes temple dancers, cages of exotic birds and parrots, ballet sequences, pillared sets with intricate tomb paintings, Bedouin dancers, a bathing scene and the ceremonial march with a pyrotechnic display where a wall of fire extends across the stage in a massive burst of flames.
They will be performing on pillared sets with intricate tomb paintings but the highlight will be a ceremonial march with a pyrotechnic display where a wall of fire extends across the stage in a massive burst of flames.
Ellen's production of Aida includes temple dancers, cages of exotic birds and parrots, ballet sequences, beautiful sets with intricate tomb paintings, Bedouin dancers and the ceremonial march with a pyrotechnic display where a wall of fire extends across the stage in a massive burst of flames.
Ellen's production of Aida includes temple dancers, cages of exotic birds and parrots, ballet sequences, beautiful pillared sets with intricate tomb paintings, Bedouin dancers, a bathing scene and the ceremonial march with a pyrotechnic display where a wall of fire extends across the stage in a massive burst of flames.
The 63rd Republic Day in the State was on Thursday marked by the unfurling of the tricolour, ceremonial march past and cultural programmes presented by school and college students as well as by groups of folk artists.
Extremist Jewish groups had announced they will organize an A'invasionA' of al-Aqsa Mosque complex and a provocative ceremonial march where hundreds of Israeli settlers will raise Israeli flags on this occasion.
When he suggested that the Colonial march "Road to Boston" deserved official recognition, I was pleased to sponsor his bill and see it signed into law as the Commonwealth's Official Ceremonial March," state Sen.