Why Irish bagpipes at a Funeral?

From the haunting, the eternal melody of an Irish bagpipe’s slow is to the lilt of a quick march, the sound of the pipes has moved and touched hearts thru the ages. Rich in history and with an unparalleled nobility of spirit, the bagpipe brings an added dimension of pomp and ceremony to any service.

No other instrument captures and sets the mood of the moment. No other instrument so touches the heart, perhaps the very soul. The skirl of the bagpipes has played men into battle for centuries. The melodies that inspired men were heard from the highlands, glens, and moors of Scotland and Ireland.

The bagpipe is one instrument that has been used in state funerals as well as military funerals for centuries. They have also had a commanding presence in other state or military affairs as well. However, over the past decade or so, bagpipers are also emerging as a common feature in regular and private funerals.

The kind of music played by bagpipers in funerals helps to give the departed a send-off that is full of emotions. After all, your loved ones deserve the best parting possible. With the music from the bagpipe of Forrest Cormany, you can rest assured that your loved ones would be thanking your from their graves for the warm and emotional send-off.

The Bagpipes Arrive in America

Bagpipes probably first came to America in the 1600’s when the Scots came seeking a new life or as indentured servants. One hundred years later, Scottish regiments came with the British to fight in the American War of Independence. By the time of America’s Civil War, Scottish and Irish immigrants were drafted into military service. The traditions of their homeland were not forgotten and that included the playing of bagpipes for their fallen.

why bagpipes at a funeral

The Black Watch-President Kennedy’s Funeral Procession

The Bagpipes Accompany Us to War

World War I took American troops in mass (over one million) for the first time in Europe. These troops witnessed for the first time, pipers of the British forces “going over the top” of the trenches leading the men into battle.

World War II again saw the pipers leading the troops off of the landing crafts and onto the beaches of Normandy on D-day. President Kennedy invited the pipes and drums of the Regimental Black Watch to perform on the White House lawn for him and his family. Just days later First Lady Jackie Kennedy requested the band to take part in President Kennedy’s funeral procession.

Everybody wants to give their departed loved ones a good send off. A funeral service is a special day where you get to celebrate the life of someone you have lost with family and friends. But the big question is, how can you make that day stand out? One special way to make the funeral service stand out is by hiring a professional funeral bagpipe to sing inspiring songs.

A professional funeral bagpiper will give quality services that will not only keep every attendant inspired but will help make that day memorable. So are you searching for a professional funeral bagpiper in Southern California to walk with you during this difficult moment? If yes then today you have landed in the right place.

Forrest Cormany is a reputable professional bagpiper in Southern California who is always committed to ensuring that he gives his clients quality services that even exceed their expectations. However, with so many funeral Bagpipes in southern California claiming to deliver quality services, it is possible to ask yourself why you should hire the services of Forrest Cormany. If you are asking yourself that question to, then today you are in the right place because in this article we are going to give you reasons why he is the best funeral bagpiper in Southern California.

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Please feel free to contact Forrest with any questions you have about his services.

The best way to get a hold of Forrest is by phone, 951-536-6625.

Forrest is available to take your calls during the day and evening in Riverside National. Forrest Cormany

Phone: 951-536-6625

 

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