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    Scottish Music Influence

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    Modern Scottish Music and its Influences Scottish music makes one think of bagpipes, men in kilts and the ever-present question: is there anything on under that kilt? That question will go unanswered. Instead, the music tradition will be discovered. Are there any outside influences responsible for changes in the music? Something else to consider is the geography of the country. The mainland country of Scotland is considered a part of the island of Great Britain. The north-west region of Scotland is considered the Highlands, because of the “Highland Boundary Fault, which runs from Arran to Stonehaven” (Murray, 1973). The south-eastern region of Scotland is considered the Lowlands. There are areas in the Highlands that are only accessible by…

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    Bagpipe Band Analysis

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    Hire a Professional Bagpipe Bands in Delhi Celebrations of any event whether it is small or big one is not complete without the presence of the music. To make the celebrations people always look to arrange for the best entertainment that will make the event enjoyable and memorable for the guests. Well, there is a huge selection of the entertainment out there to choose from. If one really want to make their event a hit and impress their guests then it is imperative to choose something unique…

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    Marching Bagpipes Essay

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    I listened to two pieces of Irish music the first was a piece pertaining to Irish marching bagpipes. Since this is marching music there is a constant snare drum going on as well as some sort of horn players playing in the background. First of all, its hearing how well the players are playing in tune with each other is amazing and how unified their sound is. There are times when you distinctly know there is a multitude of players playing as it adds to the overall effect of the march as this style…

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    Perspective always changes, its one of my favorite things in life, watching and seeing the perspective of something being changed. Whether it be gradual or instantaneous, its always a treat. For example, I hated the bagpipes, let me rephrase, I didn’t understand the bagpipes. Back then at least. This all changed when I was 13, an 8th grader. I was on top of the world because what 8th grader isn’t. I come from a multi-cultural family, my mother Pilipino and my father a mix of Celtic and English…

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    Tanoura Dance Case Study

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    These days, there is an exhaustive variety of entertainment options available from which one can select the best one that meets their requirement. One can make the selection from musicians, magicians, rock bands, or dance performers to entertain the audience. To boost the entertainment factor at the event choosing something distinctive is imperative. Hiring a bagpipe band in Delhi will definitely be a significant addition to entertaining the audience. The bagpipe bands are quite popular for…

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    Why I Become A Bagpiper?

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    Simply because it is part of my heritage. I am part Scottish from my father's side and it was his idea to attend a Celtic festival, it was there I decided to learn the pipes and the whole family joined. Becoming a bagpiper many doors have opened up to me and have allowed me to meet so many people. Learning the bagpipes have also taught me many skills I use in daily life, like how to be a leader or deal with public audiences. Without the bagpipes I would not know as much about my heritage or…

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    These small bundles of feathers did not get their name for nothing [the "hummingbird"]. With their natural way of singing, they can be saying various of things. One could be to see if other hummingbirds are nearby, or as a way to help balance themselves as cat whisker's do. The hummingbird can sound to that of a flute, which is a wind aerophone or reedless instrument. It produces it's sound from airway openings that are aligned across the instrument. The European and honeybee are two…

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    It sounded like there were bagpipes being played, but I think it was the combination of the instruments being played together. I noticed that the tempo seemed to get faster as the pitch got higher. The pitch started out somewhat low, and then started to get faster. When the music ended, it seemed to not really have an ending, but just stopped abruptly. I noticed that not all of the instruments played at the same time. When I stood in front of the musicians to watch, I noticed that some of…

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    for one common goal, to describe and complement each other. Ekphrasis poems are motivated by a work from another medium: a painting, a photograph, film or architecture. Williams focuses on the painting Kermess by Brueghel, for his poem “The Dance” which is based much before World War II almost in Medieval times. Within the poem Williams highlights a few points such as culture and social class. “The Dance” is seen in the painting as a festival, a celebration of some sort. The painting has people…

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    Ireland Research Paper

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    Some Irish traditions are; St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Christmas and many other things that I can’t find on the internet. As you can probably guess by all the holidays, most Irish people are Roman Catholics. Ireland is home to some really good food. Most of the food is stews or meats. Some of the mentioned Irish foods are; soda bread, Irish potato soup, barmbrack, and fish cakes. Most people say Irish people all where kilts and play the bagpipes. Although that is true that is not all the Irish…

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