How else to explain duos of yodeling, harmonica and Alpine horn
(think Ricola ads) and a mountain-scaling band of soldiers?
Pilatus for spectacular views above the clouds and a traditional swiss-evening of yodeling, fondue and alpine horn
"We heard a lot of yodelling by going to little festivals in the mountains where there was singing and bands and one of our relatives played the Alpine Horn
, which is sometimes played as well.
One man's Alpine horn
is another man's tossing the caber, but the partisan support was by no means one-way traffic in Murray's favour among the packed crowd.
And the Alpine horn
, used on a couple of tracks, has surely never sounded so trendy.
The second stop was in Lucerne which included a trip to the top of Mt Pilatus for spectacular views above the clouds and a traditional swiss-evening of yodeling, fondue and alpine horn
"The resultant sound has been described as 'like a human voice, a wolf 's howl and an Alpine horn
all rolled into one.' .' New works have been composed for the carnyx and it features on six CDs".
The fact that the number plates visible don''t have a letter identifying the year suggests that this picture could be before 1963 Left: This Alpine horn
player from Basle, Switzerland, was one of the contestants at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod in July 1977
His off-the-wall comedy extends to parodies of George W Bush and actually phoning Switzerland to report the Alpine Horn
he had just accidentally broken on stage.
En route we see a lot of irresistible clips from Eurovisions past - yodelling Swiss competing against an Alpine horn
, men singing in penguin suits, women in the shortest of short skirts, and foreign groups throwing in token English verses that make no se nse - sample line: "Oh your breasts are like swallows are nesting." Er, quite.
Singers Helen and Louise Curtis-Streich join alpine horn
players on the banks of Digley Reservoir for a celebration to |mark the 50th anniversary of Julie Andrews' classic film The Sound of Music (inset) for Holmfirth Film Festival
And although Hingis claimed she was only 70 per cent fit after a thigh injury which forced her to miss the French Open, she couldn't have been given a bigger fright if Cavaday had clobbered her with an Alpine horn