Formation and Practice
Drum and Bugle Corps Emporium
After reviewing this page, you'll have a better idea of the differences between drum and bugle corps and a marching band. The Web master has written many articles on drum corps that he makes available free of charge. He also keeps statistics of competition results and provides links to drum corps sites in different divisions.
Marching Band Bibliography
This is a page dedicated entirely to listing the books and major articles written about marching bands after 1980. It is divided into categories such as instruction, marching, show design, and others. You'll find discussions of medical care, sheet music, and marching band jokes available here.
USAF Heritage of America Band
This site is run by a USAF band that provides music in different themes for downloading. You'll find ceremonial music, patriotic music, space themes, Air Force songs, and even original compositions, as well as links to other free music sites. Music is available in RM, zip, or MP3 format.