Military signallers brass band performing a cold war hit at the hand to hand combat competition opening ceremony in Sergiyev Posad. http://www.oontz.ru/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/militarybrassband-sergiyevposad-170509-02.mp3 Recorded May 17th, 2009. Published November 29th, 2009 (2.7 mb).
You may use this one at a quiz party asking friends which musical instrument is featured in this recording
It is one of the most common sound images of the season
Putting the postmarks on, exchanging messages via the machines
It was rainy at first so setting up an open air art fair looked like a risky affair