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 Bonnie Lass and Scotland the Brave, any more good bagpipe choices?
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 8:23:27 AM
Listeneing to bagpipe music preferably of the marching band type, can anyone name some selections that are out there. thanks
4v50  [Member]
10/2/2007 8:28:21 AM
Amazing Grace. I've heard it too many times at funerals.
VarmintKilla  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 8:29:58 AM
Scottish, Irish, or Lincolnshire bagpipes?
SlipShot762  [Member]
10/2/2007 8:40:09 AM
There are many tunes by the brobdingnagian bards that are played on flute and mandolin that probably would sound good on bagpipe as well...but its celtic and not scottish but still....
LWilde  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 9:07:02 AM
This was used in the movie "Gunga Din" near the end, just before the climactic battle. The Black Watch was signing it on the march as they approached the Thug temple where sergeants Ballantine, McChesney and Cutter are imprisoned with Gunga Din...the regimental bhisti. Its a Jacobite tune in 1/2 time.


Will Ye No Come Back Again?

Bonnie Chairlie's noo awa',
Safely ower the friendly main;
Mony a heart will break in twa',
Should he ne'er come back again.

Chorus:
Will ye no come back again?
Will ye no come back again?
Better lo'ed ye canna be,
Will ye no come back again?

Ye trusted in your Hielan' men,
They trusted you dear Chairlie.
They kent your hidin' in the glen,
Death or exile bravin'.
Chorus

We watched thee in the gloamin' hour,
We watched thee in the mornin' grey.
Tho' thirty thousand pounds they gie,
O there is nane that wad betray.
Chorus

Sweet the laverock' s note and lang,
Liltin' wildly up the glen.
But aye tae me he sings ae sang,
Will ye no' come back again?
Chorus

Will Ye No Come Back Again?
Cpt_Kirks  [Member]
10/2/2007 9:52:39 AM

Originally Posted By 4v50:
Amazing Grace. I've heard it too many times at funerals.


Amazing Grace should ONLY be played on bagpipes...(ST2TWOK)
DK-Prof  [Life Member]
10/2/2007 10:33:37 AM

Originally Posted By Cpt_Kirks:

Originally Posted By 4v50:
Amazing Grace. I've heard it too many times at funerals.


Amazing Grace should ONLY be played on bagpipes...(ST2TWOK)


I don't believe Amazing Grace was originall written for (or intended for) bagpipes - but it does sound great - although not really a marching tune.


A great marching tune is "Black Bear"
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 6:45:57 PM

Originally Posted By VarmintKilla:
Scottish, Irish, or Lincolnshire bagpipes?
I heard the Irish wash woman? I think tha't the name
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 6:46:54 PM

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:

Originally Posted By Cpt_Kirks:

Originally Posted By 4v50:
Amazing Grace. I've heard it too many times at funerals.


Amazing Grace should ONLY be played on bagpipes...(ST2TWOK)


I don't believe Amazing Grace was originall written for (or intended for) bagpipes - but it does sound great - although not really a marching tune.


A great marching tune is "Black Bear"
Black Bear, noted
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 6:47:48 PM

Originally Posted By LWilde:
This was used in the movie "Gunga Din" near the end, just before the climactic battle. The Black Watch was signing it on the march as they approached the Thug temple where sergeants Ballantine, McChesney and Cutter are imprisoned with Gunga Din...the regimental bhisti. Its a Jacobite tune in 1/2 time.


Will Ye No Come Back Again?

Bonnie Chairlie's noo awa',
Safely ower the friendly main;
Mony a heart will break in twa',
Should he ne'er come back again.

Chorus:
Will ye no come back again?
Will ye no come back again?
Better lo'ed ye canna be,
Will ye no come back again?

Ye trusted in your Hielan' men,
They trusted you dear Chairlie.
They kent your hidin' in the glen,
Death or exile bravin'.
Chorus

We watched thee in the gloamin' hour,
We watched thee in the mornin' grey.
Tho' thirty thousand pounds they gie,
O there is nane that wad betray.
Chorus

Sweet the laverock' s note and lang,
Liltin' wildly up the glen.
But aye tae me he sings ae sang,
Will ye no' come back again?
Chorus

Will Ye No Come Back Again?
I am gonna assume the name is "Will ye no come back again?"
SevenPaul7  [Member]
10/2/2007 8:06:01 PM
"Highland Cathedral"* and "The Castle Wall", beautiful and moving pieces.





*Ironically, "Highland Catheral", was composed by a German national.
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 8:58:45 PM
ok
GLOCKshooter  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 9:25:12 PM
Hmm... I may need to download some mp3s. Anyone know any album or artist names?
Rhuet67  [Member]
10/2/2007 9:25:40 PM
I Laid a Herring in Salt (The CD I have sounds more like a Charge rather than a march)

When the Battle's O'er

Samples

Veer_G  [Member]
10/2/2007 9:29:41 PM
The Campbells are Coming

http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playlistId=28055845&s=143441&i=28055868

cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 9:35:12 PM

Originally Posted By Rhuet67:
I Laid a Herring in Salt (The CD I have sounds more like a Charge rather than a march)

When the Battle's O'er

Samples

Awesome, you the man!
jbombelli  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 9:49:16 PM

Originally Posted By GLOCKshooter:
Hmm... I may need to download some mp3s. Anyone know any album or artist names?




In another time I was a snare drummer in 3 different pipe bands (not all at the same time, obviously). Some of the bands I liked to listen to included Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band (now called House of Edgar Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band), Simon Fraser University, and the 78th Fraser Highlanders.

This man is one of my personal heroes: Jim Kilpatrick

TehLlama42  [Member]
10/2/2007 10:02:04 PM
Of the marching type, Amazing Grace, Highland Cathedral are out, as is 'My Own Fireside' , also a damn beautiful tune (we usually plat that at weddings, along with the usual).

The most common stuff you'll hear is 'The Highland Laddie', Earl of Mansfield, Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle, The Green Hills of Tyrol, When the Battle's O'er

You might like a number of the Hornipipes and jigs, some of my favorites among the jigs are Banjo Breakdown, Pumpkin's Fancy

If you can find a good rendition of Hellbound Train online, that's rather cool as well.



I think a video search for 'Piping Hot Summer Drummer' will at least get you an idea, event put on by Simon Fraser University pipeband, one of the foremost bagpiping organizations in the world.
PHSD is an extremely fun event (mostly teaching), but I've only participated once.
Also, Midwest Highland Arts Festival, and they also have some great video clips online of the BEST pipers and drummers in the world.

Jim Kilpatrick can freaking teach too.
geegee  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 10:12:34 PM
Not the greatest of choices, but still rather moving: From "We Were Soldiers Once..." Sgt Mackenzie.
Jarhead_22  [Team Member]
10/2/2007 10:58:37 PM
The Marines' Hymn, of course.

I requested it of a piper at a renaissance fair once and was amazed at how many of us stood up.
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/5/2007 6:48:37 PM
Just listened to Irish drinking songs on the pipes
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/6/2007 3:11:40 AM

Originally Posted By LWilde:

Originally Posted By cobra-ak:

Originally Posted By LWilde:
This was used in the movie "Gunga Din" near the end, just before the climactic battle. The Black Watch was signing it on the march as they approached the Thug temple where sergeants Ballantine, McChesney and Cutter are imprisoned with Gunga Din...the regimental bhisti. Its a Jacobite tune in 1/2 time.


Will Ye No Come Back Again?

Bonnie Chairlie's noo awa',
Safely ower the friendly main;
Mony a heart will break in twa',
Should he ne'er come back again.

Chorus:
Will ye no come back again?
Will ye no come back again?
Better lo'ed ye canna be,
Will ye no come back again?

Ye trusted in your Hielan' men,
They trusted you dear Chairlie.
They kent your hidin' in the glen,
Death or exile bravin'.
Chorus

We watched thee in the gloamin' hour,
We watched thee in the mornin' grey.
Tho' thirty thousand pounds they gie,
O there is nane that wad betray.
Chorus

Sweet the laverock' s note and lang,
Liltin' wildly up the glen.
But aye tae me he sings ae sang,
Will ye no' come back again?
Chorus

Will Ye No Come Back Again?
I am gonna assume the name is "Will ye no come back again?"


Aye...? Did I not indicate as much?
Thanks
Beltfedleadhead  [Team Member]
10/6/2007 3:26:19 AM
I played "The Dark Island" at a friend's wedding. It sounded great. It's slow and haunting. Oh, and EASY!
hughjafj  [Team Member]
10/6/2007 4:10:08 AM
Flower of Scotland

Highland whiskey

Nut Brown Maiden

Scotland the Brave.
cobra-ak  [Team Member]
10/6/2007 4:50:44 PM

Originally Posted By hughjafj:
Flower of Scotland

Highland whiskey

Nut Brown Maiden

Scotland the Brave.
Noted, Grassy-Ass Senior
Molon-Labe  [Member]
10/6/2007 4:56:34 PM
I can't believe no one has mentioned "The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond"!

(aka known as the song that goes: You take the high road, and I'll take the low....)


There ya go.