Definition of Martial music
1. Noun. Brisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parade.
Generic synonyms: March, Marching Music
Specialized synonyms: Quickstep, Pibroch
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Literary usage of Martial music
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1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1916)
"MARTIAL Music. Instead of trumpet and of drum That makes the warrior's stomach come, Whose noise whets valour sharp, like beet By thunder turned to vinegar ..."
2. Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the by William Ellis (1831)
"... banners—martial music—Modes of attack— Single combats, challenges, &c.—The rauti, or orators of battle—Sacrifice of the first prisoner—Manifestation of ..."
3. Polynesian Researches During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the by William Ellis (1853)
"... engaging in battle — Tahitian banners — martial music — Modes of attack — Single combats, challenges, Sec. — The rauti, or orators of battle — Sacrifice ..."
4. Educational Sociology by David Snedden (1922)
"What specific emotions does martial music evoke? Would a country or an army, without appealing and -popular martial songs, be probably weakened for war on ..."
5. South by West, Or, Winter in the Rocky Mountains and Spring in Mexico by Rose Georgina Kingsley (1874)
"... sights—martial music—Easter decorations—A huerto—The Alameda—Hacienda de San Cayetano—The eruption of February 26th—More news of the Revolutionists. ..."
6. Trooper and Redskin in the Far North-West: Recollections of Life in the by John G. Donkin (1889)
"... invidious comparison—martial music—Saskatchewan steamers —Departure of troops—A strange coincidence—Pursuit of Big Bear—Hot weather—Mosquitoes—Fish—Big ..."