Field civil and military drums

Drums are part of our military and civil history. They marched with troops, transmitted orders, testimonied war and peace days; they sound in celebrations, good and bad events. Field Drums is a beatiful site, for who loves to run back the drums history: photos, stories, players.

FieldDrums.com is “dedicated to research, study and comparisons of old field drums. Our purpose is to collect information about historical U.S. drums (manufacture, preservation, conservancy, repair, market) for use by scholars, collectors and others. Photographs of drums, and anything related, together with educational and informative narratives, are welcome. If it’s on the web, it should be here. Interested readers will find archived postings a good resource.”

Suonano da tempo immemorabile in tempo di guerra e di pace. Segnando giorni di festa e giorni di lutto, cerimonie, giochi e spettacoli. Un tempo trasmettevano ordini e messaggi, ancora oggi sono una colonna portante della musica che ci accompagna tutti i giorni. Ai tamburi e soprattutto alla loro storia è dedicato un bel sito: Field Drums. Foto, ricostruzioni, personaggi e tutto quello che serve per sentire riecheggiare le cadenze del passato.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Field civil and military drums

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s