Attention (bugle call)

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An image showing the music notation for the British Alarm
This is taken from the British Alarm, at which call the troops turned out under arms. About this sound Play 
Attention.[1] About this sound Play 

Attention is a bugle call sounded as a warning that troops are about to be called to attention.

Attention was also used for custom automobile horns in the 1930s and 1940s, and is most recognizable for that reason.


  1. ^ Rabbai, George (2010). Fun with the Bugle, p.8. ISBN 9781609741877.