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Irish Musical Instruments
Jack Murray
Introduction
Irish traditional music is very popular in
Ireland and all over the world
 Some instruments are only found in
Ireland
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The Harp
The harp is a stringed
instrument that is
shaped like a triangle
 It is the national
symbol of Ireland
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The Bodhran
The bodhran is an Irish drum made from
wood and goatskin
 One hand hits the drum with a stick while the
other is pressed on the other side to control
the pitch
 This is what it sounds like
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The Uileann Pipes
Uileann means elbow
in Irish
 The uileann pipes are
bagpipes pumped by
bellows at the elbow
 Scottish bagpipes are
blown
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Examples of traditional music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Actkr
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 Or something more rock and roll..
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_Dtb
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