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French miltary music
« le: 24 juillet 2011, 23:29:08 pm »
For the one who have not yet buy the better wargame for the Napoleonic area i just copy the topic which are in the private area.

I start a new post to present you the french military music.

In order to show you the specific of french military music I present you some of our most famous march.

Today it's the trot n°1 plays by the cavalry of the french republican guards. The french cavalry republican guards is the only mounted troops all over the word which parade at the trot speed.

http://www.goear.com/listen/dbfbc80/trot-n1-garde-republicaine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HPZHD2ehp0

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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #1 le: 24 juillet 2011, 23:29:27 pm »
Today I speack about a march which calls "Le caid".

it has originaly been composed by Ambroise Thomas an opéra in 2 acts called "Le caid".

The miltary march comes from the Aria of the "tambour major".

This march is allways played during the defile of the 14th of july. It si tipically a melody of the 2nd French Empire.

here it is:
http://www.goear.com/listen/30a0b2b/le-caid-garde-republicaine

Here a video with some images of the french defile of the 14th of July.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQB1MhOMILI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1j-v1YqMmk&feature=related

Here the original aria from the opera "Le caid":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFteidK9UDY

Le caid (the boss in english) is the colonel of the regiment.

Enjoy the listening

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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #2 le: 24 juillet 2011, 23:29:43 pm »
21st of July : the Belgium National day.

So in order to feast with the Belgium people I present you the famos Belgium March of the royal miltary school composed by Arthur Prevost.

Enjoy (personnaly one of my favourite march (it's my mobaphone ring)).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzp7XYwkQJY

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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #3 le: 24 juillet 2011, 23:30:14 pm »
Today Sambre et Meuse.

Sambre et Meuse was composed by rober plaquette (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Planquette) and Paul Cezano.  arranged into a military march by Joseph Francois Rauski (1879).

This march is one of the most famous french march also played by other coutries.

The storie:

In 1792, the armies of the Revolution, largely composed of volunteers, went to Belgium to fight the armies of united Europe, whose objective was to restore by force the old regime. The invasion of the territory of the young French nation was able to be stopped at Valmy, September 20, 1792. The song also takes a proclamation made in 1796 by General Bonaparte, then commander in chief of the army of Italy, which honors soldiers by still famous words: "Naked, malnourished, you do not have shoes or clothes, or shirts, almost no bread and our stores are empty. Those of the enemy full of all, it's up to you to conquer. you want it, you can, leave! "
(google translation).

the lyrics:
All these proud children of Gaule
 Went without truce and rest,
 With their rifles on the shoulder.
 Courage in the heart and back bag,
 Glory was their food.
 They were without bread, without shoes
 There, they slept on the hard one
 With their bags like pillows.

 Chorus:

 The regiment of Sambre and Meuse
 Always went to the cry of "Freedom",
 Seeking the glorious road
 Who led to immortality.

 To beat us, they were a hundred and thousand;
 At their head, they had kings.
 The General, weak old man,
 Weakens for the first time.
 Indicator certain the defeat,
 It brings together all its soldiers.
 Then it made beat the retirement
 But they did not listen to it.

 Repeat Chorus

 The shock was similar to the lightning.
 It was a combat of giant.
 Drunk of glory, drunk of powder,
 To die they tightened the rows.
 The regiment by the grapeshot
 Was attacked of everywhere.
 However alive wall,
 Impassive, remained upright.

 Repeat Chorus

 The number was right of courage.
 A soldier remained, the last.
 It was defended with rage,
 But soon prisoner was made.
 By seeing this savage hero,
 The enemy cried over his fate.
 The hero took a cartridge,
 The Jura, then gave itself death.

 Chorus:

 The regiment of Sambre and Meuse,
 Receipt death with the cry of "Freedom",
 But its glorious history
 He give right to immortality.

It isone of the march of  West Point University and the Ohio State University.

Here is the music:
http://www.goear.com/listen/d465f6c/sambre-et-meuse-robet-planquette

Now the video:

By West point University (USA):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZzyEC7Akb8

By The Chilean Army (very german tempo version):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwxs35Ik_DA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jW5OJ6D_Cg&feature=related

vocal in a movie sang by Jeanette  Mc Donald (in a movie with Napolen III):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcsDaFUevvk


Enjoy it.

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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #4 le: 25 juillet 2011, 09:59:20 am »

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Today it's the trot n°1 plays by the cavalry of the french republican guards. The french cavalry republican guards is the only mounted troops all over the word which parade at the trot speed.

Chapeau, ou plutôt Casque !
Souffler juste dans la trompinette pendant le tape-cul est un exploit qu'il convient de saluer.
et merci de nous faire connaitre ces enregistrements,
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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #5 le: 02 août 2011, 21:27:25 pm »
today : joyeux trompette

it has been composed by Gabriel ALLIER : http://www.delabelleepoqueauxanneesfolles.com/Allier.htm
it's in french but with google translation (our best friend) you could understand it.

here is the music
http://www.goear.com/listen/6e984b9/joyeux-trompette-composed-by-gabriel-allier

now the video :

french version :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgGK-ULdLpk&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWYC6oSwNVA

Chilean army version:
(with a german miltary march first)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFGFMI_VqlM
enjoy it.
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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #6 le: 02 août 2011, 23:22:17 pm »
Thanks Bibouba,

Always very interesting : I never heard before of Allier...
Usually I like old German ( 18th ) marchs, but those guys parading for Pinochet are too much for me :mrgreen:
Also, there are some very good old British  ( and Scots ) music- I think I have old 33 records somewhere :?:
How advance the Spanish patch ?
Bon Courage
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Re : military music
« Réponse #7 le: 03 août 2011, 12:43:57 pm »
Bibouba and Darsh,

On the same link in YouTUBE  there is the 18th c. " Kingdom of Prussia anthem " . To my surprise it is almost " God save the King" !!! :shock:
Also, there are many Preussisch marchs , including two versions of "HohenFriedberg marsch" attribued to Fredericus himself.  :!:
One is a very slow parade march named "Marsh der Dragoner Bayreuth/Anspach Rgt "  and the second is the most known and faster infantry march.
There are some very good "native" german interpretations- no need to enlist dubious exotics bands ;)
Anyway this link on the Military Musics if full of rare findings, including very good Great Britain traditionnal marchs.
THanks again,
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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #8 le: 03 août 2011, 13:50:29 pm »
A version of god save the queen has been also used as the russian imperial anthem.

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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #9 le: 03 août 2011, 20:46:26 pm »
here it's the version of the russian national anthem (with god save the king) :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi2S36PDdwA


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Re : French miltary music & others...
« Réponse #10 le: 04 août 2011, 00:18:07 am »

Thanks again Bibouba,

There are so many amazing titles,  that it'ld be necessary to spend full days to find all ....
I discovered some other French Louis XIV, Louis XV music  -some from Lully, like the " Marche des Mousquetaires Noirs".  All these march are very slow by comparison with later...
I'll have 2 or 3 days very busy with workers at home, so less Histwar for a time ;)
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Ps n'en profite pas pour délaisser l a Péninsule :!:
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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #11 le: 21 août 2011, 03:10:02 am »
today is the march of the militay school of Saint-Cyr:
http://www.goear.com/listen/24b9c87/saint-cyr-

Song of Triumph of the promotion of Isly -1843/1845- written by the student BOUISSET Leon (1824-1900) to the tune of the "March of the Puritans" from the opera by Bellini.
 This hymn has become the traditional song of Saint-Cyr.
 in 1845 it was decided not to distinguish between students misclassified, carrying a blue shoulder without fringe (the cake), and good students who qualified for the red-fringed epaulets. The opportunity was too good to challenge the decision by a song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS_VEweHr50



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJOkpoj09fg


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89cole_sp%C3%A9ciale_militaire_de_Saint-Cyr
(history of the school)

Lyrics (google traduction):
Noble cake that your name
 Is immortal in our history,
 It is ennobled by the glory
 In a valiant promotion.
 And if in the future
 your name is forthcoming,
 It may join
 our great memory,
 It will be said at Saint-Cyr
 when you appeared so beautiful
 Promoting new
 come to bury you.

 You who always our misfortunes
 Was a constant companion
 You alas, we lost!
 Receive the tribute of our tears.
 We will make a coffin
 Which will be filed
 Your sacred remains
 We will take your grief,
 And if one of us
 Comes to offer himself as a token
 The officer in tribute
 Bow the knee!

 Friends we must meet
 Around the Holy Galette
 And as ever in this forum
 Reign his noble memory!
 His name Almighty
 If he comes one day alarm
 A five hundred brothers in arms
 Serve as a rallying
 On the day of the conquest
 In the absence of standard
 We la Galette
 To fix our gaze.

 Is the breath of misfortune
 Rages over our heads
 Either on African soil
 We would die for honor!
 Heaven is a pure
 Shiny on our heads
 And away from storm
 Our days are all azure
 Yes you will still
 O sacred Galette
 Revered the mother
 The shoulder of gold!

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_L%C3%A9on_Bouisset
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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #12 le: 21 août 2011, 10:33:37 am »
Hello Bibouba,

Désolé de voir ressortir cette carte (message 76) c'était un brouillon qui a du partir par erreur :mrgreen:
Bravo pour les ziziques, continue, on en apprend toujours : en suivant le même lien, je suis tombé (des nues.....) et sur un "lip dub de l'école Polytechnique 2009 assez marrant :)  On aurait donc vraiment affaire à des êtres humains  :lol: :lol: :lol:
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« Réponse #13 le: 23 novembre 2011, 19:38:10 pm »
Long time that I didn't post a new french march .

This is one of my favourite :
" Salut au 85eme " from the composer Fernand Petit, director of the 85th regiment (composed in 1904). This a two steps polka.

http://www.goear.com/listen/ee5cb2a/salut-au-85eme-musique-miltaire-de-la-marine

Some good interpretations:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnUNx3pEXx8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KycTvjEZbbY&feature=related

This march is often played during the July 14th Parade.

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Re : French miltary music
« Réponse #14 le: 23 novembre 2011, 20:30:02 pm »
Magnifiques videos, certaines comme la fin du dernier carré à Waterloo, émouvantes.