March music composed in a somber or solemn style that is appropriate for occasions to mourn the dead. This music is typically instrumental music written in a simple duple meter and in a minor key. This can be performed for a procession on the way to a burial or memorial service like the Funeral Dirge, or as music at the service.
See also [Eng.] funeral march; [Fr.] marche funèbre (f); [Ger.] Trauermarsch (m); [It.] marcia funebre (f).
[Eng.] funeral music;
[Fr.] musique funebre (f);
[Ger.] Trauermusik (f);
[It.] musica funebre (f).
[Eng.] funeral lament; [Fr.] nénie (f); [Ger.] Nänie (f); [Ger.] Totenklage (f); [It.] nenia (f); [It.] lamento funebre (m).
[Eng.] dirge; [Fr.] chant funebre (m); [Ger.] Grabgesang (m); [It.] canto funebre (m).
[Eng.] Funeral Dirge.