A Hundred PipersItem #: HL.48004282
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Arranged by Michael Richardson.
CME Celtic Voices. Voicing/Format: SSA. 6.8x10.5 inches. 10 pages. Published by Boosey & Hawkes. (HL.48004282)
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This well-known Scottish folk song presents the image of a Scottish Pipe band in formal Scottish dress with their tartans, kilts and all. The Bonnie Charlie mentioned in the text is of course a reference to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, whose efforts to reclaim the Scottish throne ended in disaster. The 1745 rebellion was followed by a period of widespread repression of Scottish culture, including music and the wearing of the kilt. With optional Field Drum.