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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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Peter Guardino's The Dead March is the story of war between two unstable republics engaged in the process of nation building, albeit according to different dictates, each guided by differing histories, political traditions, cultures, economies, and much more.
Manyang's brother was found dead March 18, at a treatment facility for substance abuse in Minnesota, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
As her verdict was handed down, the Dead March from Saul was hummed in the dock and a coin was thrown at her.
"Fedra fo ddim mynd i gysgu'r nos nes fod ei wraig wedi chwarae'r Dead March, gan Handel, ar yr harmoniwm.
The band of the Border Regiment was present and played the Dead March in Saul with much feeling, while the Philharmonic Choir sent vocal aid to the service.
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.