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Mexican music is not just horns and accordions…

11 July 2013

… it’s also bagpipes!

Banda de gaitas del Batallion de San Patricio at the Museo de la Intervención in May, 2008.

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  1. 14 July 2013 2:54 pm

    Oh dear lord. I can but apologise, on the behalf of my nation, for the export of these vile instruments of torture to the fine country of Mexico. I cannot think of anything any Mexican has ever done to warrant such a cruel and unusual punishment…

    • 14 July 2013 4:28 pm

      I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.

      (Alfred Hitchcock)

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