Friday, August 01, 2008

Some Piping for the Weekend



That's the Pipes and Drums of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards you're listening to. The tunes, IIRC, are "The Jolly Beggarman", "Rocking the Baby", "La Boum", "Roes Amang the Heather", "Itchy Fingers", and "The Clumsy Lover". Bear in mind that I always fumble tune titles. It's chronic. So don't place any serious bets based on my tune title recollections. (Small criticism: Adding harmonies to "Itchy Fingers" is a mistake. It just blurs the the series of high "A's" and loses that sound-stop illusion. On the other hand there are some knock-out seconds to "La Boum" and they didn't use anything at all.)

The march out is to "Scotland the Brave" and "Hieland Laddie".