History of Bands

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History of Bands
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  1. Ancient Egypt
    • Types of:
    • Flutes
    • Reed Pipes
    • Percussion
  2. Old Testament
    Trumpets (rams horns)
  3. Ancient Greece
    Aulos (2 pipes put in the mouth and played at the same time)
  4. Rome
    • Tuba (Straight long heralding trumpet)
    • 3 different types
  5. 400 A.D.
    • Shawm - Double reed wooden instrument
    • Lute - Guitar (round gourd body)
    • Vielle - Stringed instrument
  6. 1000 A.D.
    • Minstroes (looked down upon)
    • Instruments
    • Wind Instruments
    • Transverse Flute
    • Bag Pipes
    • Shawms
    • Trumpets
    • Harps
  7. 1288 A.D.Vienna
    • Gilds - with rules (before 1200's instruments were not allowed in church services)
    • Tower Music - announcements, warnings, etc.
  8. 1400's
    Sacbut - Trombone (push/pull - went through the least amount of change through the years)
  9. 1540
    • Cornet (wooden instrument with cupped mouth piece)
    • Strings
    • Organ
  10. 1600
    • Baroque
    • Oboe
    • Trumpets
    • Horns
    • Trombone
    • Clarinet (from 1700 and back no valves were invented yet, but there were crooks[slides] that were interchangeable)
  11. Colonial Times - mid 1700's
    • fife/drums
    • Harmoniemusik (Band of wind instruments - Military and bands were closely related)
    • Paired:
    • oboes
    • clarinets
    • bassoons
    • horns
    • (Great Britain Regimental Bands gave concerts)
  12. Late 1700's - Classical (Mozart)
    • Turkish Band - percussive
    • Bass drum
    • cymbal
    • triangle
    • tambourine
    • Piccolo, bass clarinet, trombone
  13. 1800's
    The era of the Brass Bands
  14. Early 1800's
    Keyed bugle (helped shape the future makeup of American Bands)
  15. Ned Kendall
    Boston Brass Band of 1835 Leader
  16. Adolphe Sax 1814-1894
    1845 developed Sax horns (brass instrument valves came in the 18-teens
  17. 1850's
    Golden age of U.S Brass Bands (Bands often had woodwind)
  18. 1860's
    • Many new bands developed
    • Patrick S. Gilmore 1829-1892 (see Gilmore cards)
    • John Philip Susa 1854-1932 (began his own band when Gilmore died in 1892)

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