Fields of Honour
By William Mighton / arr. David Marlatt
Eighth Note Publications
Conductor Score & Parts
The idea for this march originated from a conversation that took place in the pine forests of Camp Borden, Ontario, during Basic Recruit Course with the Canadian Armed Forces. The composer listened as one of his instructors spoke passionately about the possibility of a new kind of army, an army that would bring peace to the world rather than war. And even though the day when that goal is truly accomplished still lies, unfortunately, sometime in the future, it is true that the honourable role of peacekeeping has now become a major focus of both Reserve and Regular armed forces in Canada.