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MILITARY MUSIC (1500-1700).                   27
Kastner,3 borrowed it from us. Stanihurst tells us that with the Irish as well, the bagpipe was a warlike instru­ment, and according to Mr. Grattan-Flood4 the well-known picture of a piper by Diirer is a representative from the "Land of Song." In Ireland, the break-up
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of the Gaelic polity after the Cromwellian wars, put
'Kastuer, "Manuel General de Musique Militaire," 1848. 4 Grattan-Flood, "History of Irish Music," 1906.
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