March music composed in a somber or solemn style that is appropriate for occasions to mourn the dead. This music is typically instrumental music written in a simple duple meter and in a minor key . This can be performed for a procession on the way to a burial or memorial service like the Funeral Dirge, or as music at the service.
Also funeral lament.
See Also[French] marche funèbre (f)
[German] Trauermarsch (m)
[Italian] marcia funebre (f)
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