Melody in the military: From contingents to cadets

On the 14th of October 2019 at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre, the Junior Cadet Band of Royal College invited cadet band contingents from five schools, and performed several items of their own, at “Graziaso 2019.” This is not a review of that show.

On the field and onstage, military bands perform a largely decorative function today. Formed to accompany armies to their battles, they…

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Uditha Devapriya

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Sri Lankan. History fanatic. Movie addict. Book lover.

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