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2K1KX7T Pipe Major Paul Burns of the Royal Regiment of Scotland helps to close the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London. Picture date: Monday September 19, 2022.

The lament and the Great Highland Bagpipe

By TABBY ANGIER, September 19, 2022. The recent death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has reminded the entire world of the importance and significance of the lament, played on the Great Highland Bagpipe, at funerals, memorial services and commemorative events. Nothing else provides quite the same dignity, poignancy and reverence […]