scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: Bugle Calls
Payne Family (payne5@SWBELL.NET
Thu Aug 31 2000 - 08:37:23 CDT
Here is a site that has a lot of ceremonial music for use by Scouts. There is
sample list showing the order of calls for reveille and retreat. To The Colors
is used for both flag raising and lowering. I heard it everyday when I was the
ASM, Troop 730
Brian Nielsen wrote:
> on 8/31/00 2:36 AM, CHUCK BRAMLET at chuckb@AZTEC.ASU.EDU wrote:
> >> TO THE COLORS is played when everyone has gathered for the raising
> >> or lowering of the flag.
> > The way I remember it, "To The Colors" is a fast, upbeat piece that
> > is used (and we used it) for posting the colors in the morning.
> > However, I never heard it used to lower the flag.
> I want to recall separate calls too, but as indicated in my initial post I
> was simply quoting from the current MB book... Perhaps someone else can be
> more certain in their recollections of the history of the badge/calls?
> Brian Nielsen
> ASM - T1946
> Washington, DC