Bagad de Lann Bihoué

The bagad (Breton version of a pipe band) of the Marine Nationale.

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4 comments on “Bagad de Lann Bihoué

  1. ourboy says:

    Sounds fantastic! Pardon my ignorance, but the pipes look like highland pipes but seem to sound a tad different. Are Breton pipes different than highland pipes?

    • weeboopiper says:

      They are using highland pipes. The difference in sound comes from the use of bombardes (mouth blown like an oboe, but louder and brighter).

  2. Buck says:

    O Breizh, ma Bro, me ‘gar ma Bro.
    Tra ma vo mor ‘vel mur ‘n he zro.
    Ra vezo digabestr ma Bro!

    Music and sailors were never far apart, were they?

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