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After the service, bagpipes played as dozens of uniformed officers lined Lehigh Avenue and Hutchins’ casket was carried from the church and hoisted onto a fire truck for his final ride.
Trump’s postprandial departure will be accompanied by Royal Regiment of Scotland playing the bagpipes, a tip of the hat perhaps to Trump’s Scottish-German heritage.
Uniformed officers wheeled two caskets into the middle of Children's Mercy Park on Thursday, surrounded by flags, bouquets of flowers and bagpipe music.
But then, of course, the bagpipes blare, firmly establishing this song as a necessity on any respectable St. Patrick's Day playlist.
In sports, the various segments are trying to toot their bagpipes or kazoos in slow month of July, but there's already a massive brass section ready to sound the arrival of high school football.
The young Caps fans Why wouldn’t there be bagpipes?
Hundreds of first responders raised their hands to salute as a contingent of firefighters wearing kilts played the drums and bagpipes, marking the body’s arrival.
The new regulations also required permits for products made from the wood, including guitars, violins, bagpipes and xylophones.
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This is a wind instrument that consists of two or more single- or double-reed pipes. The reeds are vibrated by wind caused by arm pressure on a skin or cloth bag. The pipes are held in wooden sockets tied into the bag, which is inflated either by the mouth or by bellows strapped to the body. Melodies are played on the finger holes of the melody pipe, or chanter, while the remaining pipes, or drones, sound single notes. Bagpipes existed by c. 100 ce. The early bag was an animal bladder or a nearly whole sheepskin or goatskin. Bagpipes have always been folk instruments. An important related instrument is the Irish union (or uilleann) pipes.
BAGPIPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bagpipe for English Language Learners
: a musical instrument that is played especially in Scotland and that has a bag, a tube for blowing air into the bag, and pipes where the air leaves and makes sounds
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