Translation of dead march in Spanish:

dead march

marcha fúnebre, n.


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    marcha fúnebre feminine
    • When Shostakovich trots out a limp waltz or a dead march, you don't have to scrape very far beneath the surface to realise that it is intended as a poke in the eye for Stalin or one of his cultural apparatchiks.
    • They strutted and swaggered in Creole style, played the hottest of jazz and slowed to a dead march as the tempo changed.
    • After all the couples are placed, the women begin a song, as dreary and monotonous as a dead march.
    • As the veterans poured by the carriage in which Miss Winnie sat, one fife and drum corps after another softly played a dead march.
    • The organ played a dead march, impressive addresses were made, and "Nearer, My God, to Thee" was sung.
    • Shortly after we had completed our formation, the sad tones of a dead march smote our ears and a funeral procession entered through an opening at the other end of the square.
    • ‘Kriegers Ahnung’ opens with a pianistic evocation of a dead march and effortlessly, seamlessly changes color throughout the song's many shifts of mood.