Main: Martial Music

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by Edward Pearse on Friday, 1 February, 2013

Today’s Main broadcast  features a selection of pieces and marches either written for the military or relating to portrayals of the Military.

Music include pieces by Gustav Holst, Edward Elgar, John Philip Sousa, Gottfried Piefke, performances by the Australian Military College Band, the Gordon Highlanders, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, the US Military Academy Band and the Luftwaffen Musikkorps, as well as soundtrack selections from Saving Private Ryan, Platoon, Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, Bridge On The River Kwai, and others.

Today’s programme is presented by Edward Pearse. You can listen to the programme in‐world now at, or simply click here to start your player, if your browser is configured to do so. Listeners in the United States are encouraged to tune in using this link:


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