March 27, 2012

Bagpipes: The Ugliest Beautiful Music-Maker

Bagpipes.

Was there ever a more repulsive-looking instrument that was capable of making such lovely sounds?

I think not.

Think about it. They look like this:
Yet this hideous monstrosity can create music like this:
(bagpipes at 0:30-1:05 and again at 1:53-end)
Remarkable.

What do you think of the bagpipes?
Do you have another ugly instrument that you love more?

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