What's your march?

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Re: What's your march?

Post by Chapagne » Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:34 am

As much as I love band, I must be doing it wrong. The song that pops in to my head the most is the bass line from "Cygnus X1" by Rush.
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Re: What's your march?

Post by dr » Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:42 pm

I have two, actually -

Crown Imperial Coronation March by William Walton (Loara version, not for parade)
Op. 99 by Sergei Prokofiev

Okay - I left off Purple Carnival, my favorite parade march.
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Re: What's your march?

Post by San benito high trombone » Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:53 pm

Farewell to a Salvic Woman, it's my l-pattern song
Muhledorf, just awesome
Boys of the Old Brigade, competition march for fall season
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Re: What's your march?

Post by bassclarinet/bassoonist » Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:44 pm

Probably the "Official West Point March"

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Re: What's your march?

Post by SkyDog » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:03 pm

Sing As We Go, better known to Monty Python fans as Sit on My Face.

...but I'll occasionally catch myself humming Purple Carnival, too.

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Re: What's your march?

Post by Music Education » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:17 pm

Commando March by Samuel Barber
The Klaxon by Henry Fillmore edited by Fredrick Fennell

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Re: What's your march?

Post by Hostrauser » Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:12 pm

SkyDog wrote:Sing As We Go, better known to Monty Python fans as Sit on My Face.
Laffo. I did that song at karaoke once (not "Sing As We Go").

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Re: What's your march?

Post by ThunderBandRocks » Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:38 pm

it's In Storm and Sunshine for me. I love that one
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Re: What's your march?

Post by oreocookis » Sat Apr 25, 2009 5:20 pm

At this time I have British Eighth and March of the Belgian Para-troopers stuck in my head.
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Re: What's your march?

Post by sbhs_tenor » Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:57 pm

hmm think it has to be Boys of the Old Brigade then The Elephant. Both being the only marches i actually really enjoyed playing and willingly memorized XD.
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Re: What's your march?

Post by skuri » Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:32 pm

That's easy. Entry March of the Boyars. I roll slow... :shock:
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Re: What's your march?

Post by twinmomma » Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:18 am

Wow I didn't realize this thread got re-energized. Too funny.

I have to laugh at the person who said that they mix up marches. I find myself doing that all the time, and then get irritated when I can't find what I'm humming on my iPod!
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Re: What's your march?

Post by Zarathrustra » Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:35 pm

For me, I'd have to say that it's all Broadbent marches. I love his writing. Maybe it's because I'm a euphonium player, no matter what it is, I can't get enough of his marches.
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Re: What's your march?

Post by Lancer6 » Fri May 01, 2009 10:54 pm

I have a small repertoire for when I'm struttin', whether it be at the mall, BassProShops, on the boulevard, etc.

"Onward and Upward"...Trio, of course.
"Garryowen" (THE correct spelling.) since I'm a former (Armored) Cavalry Officer
"Panzerlied" Same reason 'cept for "PanzerOffizier" instead of the above.
"The Mad Major"...self-explanatory :jester:
There are others but these get the most "mind play" and muted whistling.

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Re: What's your march?

Post by tooweird » Sun May 03, 2009 10:31 pm

army of the nile, boys of the old brigade, and in storm and sunshine
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