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The Following RDMA Manuals are downloadable:

 

         RDMA Mace Manual for Pipes and Drums v.3.0 

           

            RDMA Drill Manual for Pipes and Drums v.3.0

         

            RDMA Dress Manual for Pipes and Drums v 2.0

                       

            RDMA Plaid Tying v.3.0  (Included in the Dress Manual)

           

 

More helpful manuals:

 

Pipe Band Drum Major - A Basic Guide by Joe MacDonald, former Drum Major of the Queens Own Highlanders (Seaforth  and Camerons)

 

Drum Major's Staff Manual by John Moon, Former Drum Major of the 1st Battalion, Scots Guards

 

 

The Following Military Manuals are downloadable:

 

 

United Kingdom

 

             U.K. Manual of Elementary Drill (All Arms) 1935, 26 Manuals 1457

 

 

United States

 

             U.S. Army, Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, 3d Infantry, Espontoon Manual

            

             U.S. Army TC 12-45 The Marching Band (May 2007)

 

             U.S. Army Bands Field Manual 12-50 Appendix B (Oct 1999)

                       Section 1:   Formations and Alignments

                       Section 2:   Marching Movements

                       Section 3:   Band Commander Movements

                       Section 4:   Military Ceremonies

 

            U.S. Army Drum Major Lesson No. 1:  Stationary Movements & Manual of Instruments

            U.S. Army Drum Major Lesson No. 2:  The Manual of the Mace

            U.S. Army Drum Major Lesson No. 3:  Marching Band Drill

            U.S. Army Drum Major Lesson No. 4:  The Review Ceremony

            U.S. Army Drum Major Lesson No. 5:  Parades

            U.S. Army Drum Major Lesson No. 6:  Honor Guards, Honor Cordons, Guard Mounts, and Funerals

 

            U.S. Army Drill and Ceremonies Manual (Jul 2003)

 

            U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Band Manual

 

            U.S. Marine Corps Band Manual Part I (Feb 2002)

            U.S. Marine Corps Band Manual Part II (Feb 2002)

            U.S. Marine Corps Drill and Ceremonies Manual (Mar 1983)

            U.S. Marine Corps Manual for Drummers and Buglers (Dec 1971)

 

 

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