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Taps: A Soldier's Funeral v1

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Hello. My close friend's father died while in combat in Iraq. His father had a funeral, and in that funeral, a bugler played a well-known piece called Taps.

Taps has been played at hundreds of thousands and even millions of funerals over the years.

This first version (The cry your heart out version) was simply done with a piano and bugle with echo filters. My next versions will have added strings and maybe percussion.

But I hope you like this first one while I make more soothing pieces.

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It sounds exactly like I play it on guitar. Sorry for your friends loss


Trust me, I know what taps does to a person who listens, I play the trumpet and the bugle at funerals, and 90% of the time I find it hard to play, especially when there is someone talking about the fallen during the song, if you don't feel anything when this song is played, I am sorry to say you shouldn't be alive. Just out of curiosity, does anyone know where taps came from and what the lyrics of it are? Its a retorical question btw, I already know.

Very nice

Sounds nice. short, but very good.
p.s. sorry about your friends loss.


real soothing. sorry for your friend's loss.

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Jul 30, 2008
12:08 AM EDT
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790.1 KB
1 min 35 sec

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Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.