oboe part from Pride, Discipline and Honour (Slow March)

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5 minutes
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World music

Trooping the Colour

The custom of Trooping the Colour dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th. Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle and were therefore trooped in front of the soldiers every day to make sure that every man could recognise those of his own regiment.

Today, the Trooping of the Colours through the ranks of the Regiment is continued as a Ceremonial Movement and every year on the first day of July, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will mark the day with a celebration parade. Trooping of the Colours, nonetheless, is the highlight of the parade. I have named this composition �Pride, Discipline and Honour� as I feel strongly that this is the day that the SAF, can showcase these 3 qualities in the highest zenith.

Pride - We (SAF) are the defenders of this land and the Pride of our nation.

Discipline - Every year on this first day of July, the highest �Discipline� is called upon us (SAF) to renew & pledge our loyalty towards the nation and serve our country with our lives.

Honour - It is our greatest honour to serve our country and display our dedication and professionalism, witness by dignitaries and the supreme representative of our country, �The President of the Republic of Singapore�.

  • Traditionally, the �best combat unit� has the honour to �troop the colours� in the parade. The Band also has the first honour to pay tribute to the �colours� on parade by paying compliments to the colours whilst executing a slow march with music followed by a quick march.

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