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In the olden days, if you played a drum, fife, bagpipes or bugle, the likelihood was you'd find yourself in the line of fire. Mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo with our gallery of some of the most heroic musicians ever.
He looks like he's been up all night - but this trumpeter has a job to do. His boss Heraclitus is taking on the Persian King, to get back the stolen wood of Christ's cross. Renaissance giant Piero della Francesca (1415-1492) captured this brave brass player in action.
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