Cleveland Musicians Reflect On The Meaning Of Taps03:48
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A U.S. Marine Corps bugler plays taps during a ceremony on the USS Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)
A U.S. Marine Corps bugler plays taps during a ceremony on the USS Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)
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Most Memorial Day services across the country will feature a short, serene tune that dates back to the Civil War. Taps is generally played by a bugle or trumpet at military funerals or flag ceremonies.

David C. Barnett (@DCBstream) from Here & Now contributor WCPN ideastream spoke with a couple of Cleveland musicians about the experience of putting their stamp on a song with over 150 years of history.

This segment aired on May 29, 2017.

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