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Friday, February 6, 2009

Piping the Sunset

Tomorrow- Saturday, February 7, 2009, the Rotary Club of West Kauai will once again honor the poet Robert Burns with a traditional Scottish Supper celebration, Kauai style.
To thank the Rotary members who worked hard to set up the Waimea Plantation Cottages luau grounds, two of the pipers ascended to the Waimea Town Lookout and played for all in the valleys to hear at sunset.


Scottish bagpipes -Hawaii Aloha and Amazing Grace- Waimea, Kauai 2/6/09 from Liz Kauai on Vimeo.


9 Comments:

Anonymous wafan said...

That was nice. From the Highlands to the high lands. Have to say, though, I never in all my years in music performance would have paired the pipes with Hawai'i Aloha.

Nope. Never. Not-at-all. Not even close.

Still. Very recognizable and, yes, I did sing along.

February 6, 2009 at 9:32 PM  
Blogger LizKauai said...

" Hawai`i Aloha: One of the most beloved songs written by Rev. Lorenzo Lyons, also known as Makua Laiana, was taken from an old hymn "I Left It All With Jesus" composed by James McGranahan (1840-1907)."

It is a Scottish melody- and that is why it can be played on the pipes. ;-)

February 6, 2009 at 10:53 PM  
Anonymous wafan said...

It is not so much the combination of the melody and pipes as it is the combination of the lyrics and language, and pipes.

Kind of like hearing Sukiyaki on the pipes.

February 7, 2009 at 7:44 AM  
Blogger LizKauai said...

Ahh. and that's a sweet sound, laddie...
Until we started doing this regularly, I did not realize that there are only 9 notes in a bagpipe scale.

The Scots are a big part of our community history here. If not for the Sinclairs who came in the mid 1800's, West Kauai and Niihau might not have been so well-preserved.

February 7, 2009 at 8:46 AM  
Anonymous lalalas vegas said...

for some reason, pipes calm the soul

February 7, 2009 at 11:30 AM  
Anonymous wafan said...

Funny how for some it calms the nerves while it was also an instrument that was used to rally men to battle.

February 7, 2009 at 3:28 PM  
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