The Great Highland bagpipe (Scottish Gaelic: a' phìob mhòr pronounced lit. "the great pipe") is a type of bagpipe native to Scotland. It has acquired widespread recognition through its usage in the British military and in pipe bands throughout the world. The bagpipe is first attested in Scotland around 1400, having previously appeared in European artwork in Spain in the 13th century. The Great Highland Bagpipe plays a role as both a solo and ensemble instrument. In ensembles, it is generally played as part of a pipe band. One notable form of solo employment is the position of Piper to the Sovereign, a piper tasked to perform for the British sovereign, a position dating back to the time of Queen Victoria. The great highland bagpipes have played a minor, but not insignificant role in rock and pop music. Well known examples of songs giving prominence to bagpipes include
This is a list of nontraditional bagpipe usage. The bagpipe is a musical instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag. Though the Scottish Great Highland Bagpipe and Irish uilleann pipes have the greatest international visibility, bagpipes have been for centuries played throughout large parts of Europe, the Caucasus, around the Persian Gulf and in Northern Africa
Many outsiders associate Scottish folk music almost entirely with bagpipes, which has indeed long played an important part of Scottish music. It is, however, not unique or indigenous to Scotland, having been imported around the 15th century and still being in use across Europe and farther abroad. The pìob mór, or Highland bagpipe, is the most distinctively Scottish form of the instrument; it was created for clan pipers to be used for various, often military or marching, purposes.
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Free download and listen Scottish Folk And Traditional Dances. Jim Cameron's Scottish Dance Band. Tracks count: 10. Views: 4. Jim Cameron's Scottish Dance Band - Scottish Reform 02:43. Jim Cameron's Scottish Dance Band - Waltz Country Dance 02:55. Jim Cameron's Scottish Dance Band - Broun's Reel 02:59.
International Bagpipe Festival, Strakonice, 2018. The International Bagpipe Festival (Mezinárodní dudácký festival, IBF, MDF) is held every two years in Strakonice, Czech Republic. A Canadian soldier plays the bagpipes during the War in Afghanistan. In recent years, often driven by revivals of native folk music and dance, many types of bagpipes have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity and, in many cases, instruments that were on the brink of obscurity have become extremely popular. In Brittany, the Great Highland bagpipe and concept of the pipe band were appropriated to create a Breton interpretation, the bagad. The pipe band idiom has also been adopted and applied to the Galician gaita as well.
Album · 2006 · 21 Songs. 2006 Legacy International. Bagpipe Marches and Music of Scotland. A Pipe Band Spectacular (Vol. 1). Various Artists. The Music of Scotland. The Scottish National Pipe & Drum Corps and Military Band.
|A2||The Hiighland Laddie|
|A4||The 74th Farewell To Edinburgh|
|A5||Green Hills Of Tyrol|
|B2||Miss MacLeod's Reel|
|B3||Strip The Willow|
|B4||Campbells Are Coming|
|LBY 3052 (LP 9206)||International Bagpipe Band||Scottish Folk Dances (LP, Album, Mono)||Liberty||LBY 3052 (LP 9206)||UK||1965|