In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(instrument)clarín masculinecorneta femininebefore noun bugle call — toque de clarín masculine
- In Winchester a single bugle player sounded the Last Post before the cathedral grounds fell silent.
- In Lancashire, the bugle sounded at the stroke of midday as riders and hunt followers toasted the Holcombe Hunt with a drop of brandy or port.
- The bugle was essential to all military communication until its displacement by electronics.
- This military role was later assumed by the bugle or trumpet in the west.
- It can be ranked with the trumpet, the bugle, and the drum as a military instrument.
- Now we have barracks for the soldiers but the bugle is an extremely important instrument for our regiment and we like to carry on the tradition.
- By the end of the Civil War the artillery, cavalry, and infantry were sounding bugle calls.
- He was awoken before dawn by the strange lilting sound of Ottoman bugles, and after prayers and a breakfast of melons he set off behind the Mutawwif towards the Sacred Mosque.
- I was on duty in the submarine lookout position when I heard the ‘double’ sounded on our bugles and I immediately ran to my action station in Q turret, midships between the two funnels.
- With the deep tones of a bugle signalling the end of the remembrance service in the background, Emmett said in a trembling voice that his journey back to the camp brought closure for him.
- Deployed in open order, often across broken terrain and beyond the immediate supervision of their commanders, the manoeuvres of these soldiers were controlled by signals relayed by bugles and horns.
- For years, Mason led Star of Indiana, a world champion drum and bugle corps.
- The bugle that sounded the Charge of the Light Brigade will today be presented to the regiment that carried it into the valley where hundreds of men died.
- There is just less than half an hour of music, beginning with an introductory movement depicting dawn at a tranquil camp of Confederate troops, broken by the Assembly bugle calls and the march north.
- From beyond the canyon's ridge, a wonderful bugle call charged the air, pounding hooves, belonging to the stalwart super troopers of Holt's Rangers raced to The Alamo in all their red, white and blue glory.
- While the living comrades of those buried in a New Caledonia cemetery stand at salute, a bugle sounds ‘Taps’ - voicing the promise that they have not died in vain.
- He had a weakness for everything grand, powerful and gleaming - military uniforms, brass bugles, banners and lances glinting in the sun, royal palaces and coats of arms.
- The ability to play only notes of the harmonic series is the characteristic feature of such simple instruments as the bugle or posthorn.
- Call out the fifes, sound the bugles, strike on the drums.
- Traditional musical instruments include a bugle made from buffalo horn, a circular piece of iron with a string stretched across it that vibrates to produce sound, and a drum.
- On the cover of our December issue, Gwyneth Paltrow is wearing a beautiful satin/silk, bugle-beaded Ralph Lauren collection gown.
- It was made out of black polyester that looked very much like silk, floor length, with a kind of cowl neck, cut low to the back with straps fanning out across the back and bugle beading at the hips and collar.
- She believes in shimmer in bridal wear and embellishes the line with bugle beads, gold thread, sequins, embroidery, weave and print to create an almost futuristic look.
- Towering stilettos from Sergio Rossi or Diego Dolcini are studded with Swarovski crystals, bugle beads or paillettes, often on luxurious fabrics such as satin or even alpaca.
- Sophie's more casual outfit consists of a black Powerline stretch sleeveless top, Kismet's own label sarong, and an orange, multi-strand bugle bead bracelet.
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