Porr Egypt’s Military Band and Bad Anthems Pics
What a cultural intersection this is Egyptian Army Orchestra me! National anthems, the Middle East and military bands. The UAE band would march out, about 40 guys, looking as if they were well into middle age, some of them spilling out of their uniforms.
And then they would play, and not particularly well. Listening to it again … this is how our school band must have sounded — when we were in fifth grade. And soccer matches. Out of tune. Oblivious to dynamics and phrasing. Hotmovs looking at the two anthems for the first time. Bits of the anthem — being played well — Egyptian Army Orchestra interspersed in the tooting and blatting of the Egyptian band, on the video, highlighting how wonderfully awful the Egyptian bandsmen are.
And see this YouTube video to see a bar band playing the French anthem in a rousing success. Played elegantly. It does make you wonder, though, why the band and its leaders do not work at their craft.
When was the last time military bandsmen took casualties? How about listening to Russians play the Russian anthem? With that sort of inspiration, perhaps the Egyptian band could batter it into something recognizable.
Paul, do you think Islam has anything to do with how bad these brass bands are? Strict Islam tokens ALL music as haraam… making any good Muslim boy a sinner if he Lexxxus Adams up an instrument and learns and Egyptian Army Orchestra music… In strict Muslim education, Music is likely to be banned from the curriculum and experience of the male learners….
Give them that. They also are awful. So perhaps they can play their instruments. Only after the whole of the band Egyptian Army Orchestra correctly tuned, of course. Is this not perhaps why the Middle East brass bands are literally pitiful?
What a cultural intersection this is for me! National anthems, the Middle East and military bands. The UAE band would march out, about 40 guys, looking as if they were well into middle age, some of them spilling out of their uniforms.
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