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Albania. Tirana. National Martyrs Cemetery. The Orchestra Frymore is the only Albanian military brass band. A military band is a group of personnel that performs musical duties for military functions or official events. A typical military band consists mostly of wind and percussion instruments. The conductor of the band bears commonly the title of Bandmaster or Director of Music. Fatmir Foçi (R) was the band's conductor for the last 35 years. He now supervises the work of his young colleague (L). The band is playing on National Day at the National Martyrs Cemetery of Albania which is the largest cemetery in Albania, located on a hill overlooking Tirana. The monument is a giant scuplture called " Mother Albania". Tirana is the capital and largest city of Republic of Albania. 29.11.1998 © 1998 Didier Ruef