Symphony No.4 in A major Opus 90 (1) Felix Mendelssohn
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Musicians in battle: pictures of the brave and the bold
This very bugle sounded the charge of The Household Cavalry at Waterloo. It was blown by 16-year-old, 4-foot tall, John Edwards, duty trumpeter of the day. The buglers were often targetted by the enemy, keen to thwart their opponent's strategy.