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Pipes have been around for about 5,000 years; drums even longer. Most concert band instruments, by comparison, are babies. I play bass clarinet, which is only a couple of centuries old. And although I wouldn call it a weapon of war, I found online references to it as Scud missile of the clarinet family. are available from band members, the British Pantry or Nessie Gifts and British Fare. Both shops are located in downtown Prada Sunglasses Tortoise Cobourg.
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piper James Richardson earned the Victoria Cross for his valour on Oct. 8, 1916, during the Battle of the Somme, by playing and marching in full view of the enemy. Encouraged by this heroic act, his company made a successful advance on the enemy. Later he was ordered to take charge of a wounded comrade and some prisoners. He went back for his pipes, and was never seen again. He received the medal posthumously. There were about 2,500 pipers in World War 1; a fifth of them died.
Are you sick of winter? Longing for an end to Mother Nature assault? She hurled her entire arsenal at us, and probably still has more snow, wind, freezing rain and bone chilling temperatures in store for us. After all, spring doesn officially begin for a month!
Kenneth Alford, the composer of Colonel Bogey, had success writing for the military band and pipes. It a stirring combination, which we feature at our concert, along with separate Prada Brown Backpack
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pieces by each group. Add in the visual delight of scarlet tunics and Ancient Red Gordon tartan, and the evening will be a feast for the senses.
While those of us in the Concert Band can sit and read from music as we play, pipers stand, and they must have their music memorized. Apparently all tunes start on the same note; it what comes next that is tricky. Everyone has to remember what to play, and when, and do it exactly like everyone else.
Our country sent many different teams to Sochi, each one participating in its own unique discipline; each one striving to perform to the best of its ability for the spectators, but at the same time contributing to the overall effort of Team Canada. Ensemble musicians are like that: we may not all play the same instruments or even the same kind of music, but as part of Team Music if I may call it that we work together, in whatever band or orchestra we play, to make the most beautiful sound we can as we entertain our audiences.
So you might like to spend two hours sharing pleasant summer like moments, usually experienced outdoors, but in the warmth and comfort of an indoor venue. You won have to bring your own chair; and there be no worrying about being bitten by mosquitoes or pooped on by a passing gull. And you witness history in the making.
The Highland Games Society is presenting a special concert on March 1, at Trinity United Church in Cobourg. Called Tunics and Tartan, this of Pageantry and Music will showcase the talents of the Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums, led by Pipe Major Mary Ito, and the Concert Band of Cobourg, whose director of music is Paul Storms. Although the pipers and drummers have performed as guests of the Concert Band in the past, never before have these two groups held a concert in which both are featured equally.
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