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skirl

the sound of bagpipes
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The skirling of bagpipes is a sound more associated with craggy Scottish mountains than Antelope Valley desert, but the instrument has found a following in the Antelope Valley.
Bagpipe fan Malcolm Law can carry on skirling after surgeons replaced his lost thumb with one of his TOES.
If you thought Wagner was all about formidable Daphne Broon-sized women skirling in horned helmets, now is as good a time as any to become more familiar with his work and indeed, this opera in its entirety.
And this was at odds with what was a bass-light orchestra, though it did deliver some wonderful goods, not least the stirring horn in "Quoniam", the skirling trumpets in "Et resurrexit" (after a telling downward octave transposition for the choral basses), and the pungent oboes d'amore which followed.
Harem Scarem had the stage first, for a set of traditional Celtic music that took in the songs of Robert Burns (Tibby Dunbar) skirling jigs and reels (Slippy) and the band's own material (Soar).
meant Black and White Minstrels, Skirling Pipes and Des O'Connor - so when the Stones rolled into Glasgow on September 30, 1966, they changed the lives of thousands of young Scots.
His left-hand drive Peugeot 307 smashed into the other car on the A72 near Skirling, Peeblesshire, last September.
The scherzo's Assai vivacemarking was taken literally, too, skirling away at impressive speed.
There were also a lot of sore eardrums, as 10,000 pipers and drummers from all over the world filled Edinburgh with their stirring skirling.