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funeral march


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)


Last Updated: 2016-05-25 18:47:57