Ooh, I heard a bit of that. It was really interesting. I'll try to catch it again.xx gilla
I'm going to go and listen to it! great stuff!
As I said somehwere else; Captain Cook took a bagpiper with hime, possibly a northumbrian pipe, tho' I've never been able to find out for certain; There's even a picture somewhere [I think] of him playing on the beach where they first landed.Well, perhpas not, but his name was Archibald McVicar ; see here where there's lots more stuff about music on ships in the 18th c."'I... entertained him with the Bag-pipes of which musick he was very fond, and dancing by the Seamen’" ... "Georg Forster also maintains that the bagpipe performance met with approbation – 'infinite satisfaction’ and 'a mixture of admiration and delight.’ He adds that 'King O-Too [Tu] in particular was so well pleased with his [the bagpiper’s] musical abilities, which I have already observed were mean enough, that he ordered him a large piece of the coarser cloth as a reward for his trouble."Well, my thnanks to Tim , I now have a long and fascintating article to read ...
That's cool working with Tim Van Eyken, I really like his stuff, espec his version of John Barleycorn.Seen him play a couple of times.Really looking forward to your animation series.
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