Video: “March of King Laois” at David’s

My bagpipes are finally on fire!

It’s always exciting to do this and so much fun.

The next tune: “March of King Laois” is a slow march

When I started with Rapalje. we always spoke about a burning bagpipes

And with this song we build one with my neighbour from “Brons Motoren”. He helped me to get the things together. And, yeah, we did it!

We can not do it here inside. That’s why we’re going to our garden

And hopefully you enjoy the burning bagpipes!

 

Yours, David

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Video: “Johnnie Cope – The Geese in the Bog – Turf Lodge” at David’s

The next song often comes right after the tunes we played for you last week,

because there is no need for us to change instruments and it’s a very upbeat song.

The song “Johnnie Cope”. Is one of the first songs we did with the bagpipes. It’s about John Cope. Sir John Cope. Who lost the battle with the Jacobites in 1745.

And after that we play two jigs: “The Geese in the Bog”. And after that: “Turf Lodge”

We hope you like it as much as we do!

Yours, David

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Video: “Glen Coe – The Pumpkin’s Fancy – Crossing The Minch” at David’s Home

Welcome to my house!

These are my own favourite melodies, with which we often start our concerts.

“Glen Coe – The Pumpkin’s Fancy – Crossing The Minch” at David’s

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Video: Would you like to Cook with William?

I’m cooking for the band Rapalje at my house.

You can cook my dish as well: in this message you can find the recipe.

Have a nice meal!

CAUTION: Not Suitable for Vegetarians!

 

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Video: “Scotland’s Story” at William’s

In the car with friendly fans,

who brought me home after a gig, I heard this song. I knew immediately that I wanted to sing it too!

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Video: “The Butterfly” at William’s

I accompany the tune “The Butterfly” on the bodhrán,

while I enjoy the beautiful music my colleagues are playing.

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Video: “Spancil Hill” at William’s

Inspired by the band ‘Bachelor’s Walk’,

I loved this song so much, that I really wanted to sing it with Rapalje!

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Video: “Home Is Where My Friends Are” at William’s

Welcome to my house and my kitchen!

While the meat is simmering, we are playing a song for you, written by me: Home is where my friends are

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Video: Would you like to see the home at Maceál’s from Rapalje?

At my place you can see our studio, our office, the merchandise storage

and the many presents our fans have gotten us over the years!

ADDRESS RAPALJE
p.a. Nieuwe Ebbingestraat 133
9714 AM GRONINGEN
The Netherlands

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Video: “Caledonia” at Maceál’s – At Rapalje’s home #4

A real crowdpleaser,

again recorded at my home. David plays the Irish bagpipes, or “Uilleann Pipes”, in this song about Scotland.

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