By Laman Ismayilova
A joint musical performance of the Salamanca Band and Bugles of the Rifles and the Special Exemplary Military Orchestra of the Azerbaijan Defense Ministry took place at the Armed Forces Training and Educational Center in Baku.
British Ambassador to Baku Carole Crofts, Defense Attaché of the UK, Lieutenant Colonel David Ethell of the Royal Marines, the military personnel of the Training and Educational Center and the Military Lyceum named after Jamshid Nakhchivansky watched the orchestras’ performance, Azertac reported.
The military orchestras performed famous contemporary and classical music of Azerbaijani, English and world composers, as well as military marches of different countries.
During the musical performance, the military orchestras have demonstrated the techniques and methods of reformation while movement.
The British Military Band will also give concerts and joint musical performances in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic named after Muslim Magomayev and at the Fountain Square on June 13.
The concert will be held between 11: 00-13: 00.
The Band and Bugles of The Rifles are based at Sir John Moore Barracks in Winchester, Hampshire, and is part of the Corps of Army Music. The band maintains traditions dating back over 200 years, including the use of the silver bugle and the distinctly fast marching speed - 140 paces per minute.
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