The Drummer's & Fifer's Guide (Emmett, Daniel Decatur)

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Editor George B. Bruce (b. 1825)
Publisher. Info. New York: William A. Pond & Co., 1865.
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Work Title The Drummer's & Fifer's Guide
Alternative. Title or Self-Instructor; containing a plain and easy introduction of the rudimental principles for the drum and fife; to which are added, marches, quicksteps, side-beats, troops, retreats, signals, calls, &c; with explanatory remarks, when to be used: also, the duty for the garrison or camp, to be performed by both instruments, as used in the U. S. Army, the drum major’s duty, the fundamental principles of modern drum music, beats for drum corps, &c., &ct.
Composer Emmett, Daniel Decatur
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1862 ca.
First Publication. 1865
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation fife, snare drum
External Links History of the Ancients
Extra Information 19th century American martial music tutor including pieces for solo fife and drum