29 Jun '12, 10am

DTN Military News: Military bands to entertain crowds at London 2012 venues: Military musicians from the Royal M...

More than 400 musicians from 16 military bands will feature at nine Olympic and five Paralympic venues during the Games period, including on The Mall, in support of the marathon, and at Eton Dorney for the rowing, adding a quintessentially British flavour to proceedings. Music performed will include modern and contemporary songs, those traditionally associated with the military, as well as classical pieces and well-known popular tunes; all aimed at creating a fun and uplifting atmosphere, personalised for each venue. Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1) Neil Skipper, Band Master for the Grenadier Guards, part of the Corps of Army Music, will be entertaining crowds on The Mall. He said: "The Olympics will provide the opportunity for the Grenadier Guards band to perform music on an international scale. "Traditional military music is played here in London on an almost daily basis, b...

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