janissary music

noun, often capitalized J

Definition of janissary music 

1a : music of military bands formed on the Turkish model and featuring shrill fifes and loud oboes and drums, cymbals, triangles, and Turkish crescents

b : orchestral or other music imitating this music or its qualities

called also Turkish music

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