Traditional Bugle Call : Meal Time

This is a bugle call played by military forces in the UK and elsewhere to call the troops to the canteen for meals. For that reason it has been popularised with the lyrics "Come to the cookhouse door, boys, come to the cookhouse door.". See the links at the left to download the sheet music or audio files. More bugle calls are listed in our article about the history and cultural impact of Bugle Calls

Meal Time (bugle call) - MP3 & Midi files

The audio controls below allow you to play the mp3 version of Meal Time (bugle call) or you can download the MP3 file. You can also download the midi version of Meal Time (bugle call).

Meal Time (bugle call) - Sheet Music

The image below is the first page of the sheet music, and here you can download the full sheet music for Meal Time (bugle call) in PDF format.

Meal Time (bugle call) - sheet music 1st page