Friday, June 08, 2007

Pipe Dreams

Bag pipes, that is.

Last week I learned the difference between Scottish bagpipes and Irish (Uillean) bagpipes.
The diff was described to me by a woman whose grandson quit his day job in social work to persue his love of playing bagpipes full-time. He hopes to become a professional musician.

Here's an example of how the two bagpipes sound:

And here I thought a bagpipe was a bagpipe.
It (almost) goes without saying that everything (everyone, for that matter) deserves a closer look...

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