Stanislav Binicki
Stanislav Binički (27 July 1872 – 15 February 1942) was a Serbian composer
A composer is a person who creates music, either by musical notation or oral tradition, for interpretation and performance, or through direct manipulation of sonic material through electronic media...

, conductor
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, and pedagogue.

Binički, who was born in Jasika
Jasika is a village in the municipality of Kruševac, Serbia. According to the 2002 census, the village has a population of 2040 people.-References:...

, Kruševac
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, is considered to be one of the most famous representatives of Serbian
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 classical music
Classical music
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. He wrote Marš na Drinu
Marš na Drinu
Marš na Drinu is a Serbian patriotic song from World War I and the title of a film .During World War I, the river Drina was the site of a bloody battle between the Serbian and Austro-Hungarian army, the Battle of Cer, from August 16 to August 19, 1914...

(March to the Drina), a famous Serbian march, and the first Serbian opera Na Uranku (At dawn) (1914). The Serbian Armed Forces Parade March Past is also another most remembered march composition by him, for it is played by Military band
Military band
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s in the military parades and ceremonies of the Serbian Armed Forces and formerly of the Yugoslav People's Army
Yugoslav People's Army
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 and the Royal Yugoslav Army
Royal Yugoslav Army
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. He also wrote seven songs, "Mijatovke", dedicated to great Serbian tenor
The tenor is a type of male singing voice and is the highest male voice within the modal register. The typical tenor voice lies between C3, the C one octave below middle C, to the A above middle C in choral music, and up to high C in solo work. The low extreme for tenors is roughly B2...

 Mijat Mijatović. He died in Belgrade
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Тhere is an annual music festival The Days of Stanislav Binički (Serbian:Dani Stanislava Biničkog) held in his homeplace Jasika near Kruševac, in which performed numerous distinguished soloists and ensembles.

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