I normally detest everything about bagpipes. I think that they’re generally horrible to listen – like an argument amongst a clowder of cats.
However, I do have a thing for that classic Scots tune Highland Cathedral and I can just about put up with the screechy cacophony long enough to enjoy something like this:
I’ve played it enough it times with the RAF Waddington Voluntary Band back in the 90s, along with a single piper. It’s a lovely piece of music.
Toxie has reminded me of that other great use of the bagpipe – a certain track by those old buggers AC/DC:
I love that old tune too