This early manual is a fascinating read for any drumming enthusiast. Containing full, detailed and illustrated instructions on How to Form a Drum and Bugle Band in Six Weeks; How to Form a Drum and Flute Band in Six Weeks; The Right Instrumentation for Your Corps; How to Choose Your Instruments; Exercises and Marches for Snare Drums, Tenor Drums, Bass Drums, Bugles, Flutes, Etc.; New Style G and D Bugle Marches; and Counter-Marching. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.