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It's Hava Nagila. It's bagpipes. It's a long story.

(No loops, just SIs, and thrown together kinda quickly.)
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Hava nagila
Hava nagila
Hava nagila
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Comments: 24
Fans: 8
Plays: 1753
Downloads: 328

Uploaded: Mar 23, 2005 - 10:13:44 AM
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2006 - 11:52:38 PM Last Played: Mar 22, 2017 - 07:05:36 AM
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Hardware:
iMac G5, Keystation 49e
Software:
GarageBand 2.0, Jam Packs 1 and 4
Comments
Swanny said 4474 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
hava nagila
very cute, sounds kinda familiar, threw my back out on
this one.....maybe i shall hava tequila....nice work....
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drakonis said 4474 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
Have MacGila, will travel...
You've created na Gila monster! This is fun and well-
scored/played... you didn't mention how you entered all
those notes, keyboard? Made me smirk, and I'm not even
Jewish (a long funny story about me too) or Scottish. As
some might say, that's the second-best use of bagpipes I
ever heard :-)
ttfn,
Drakonis
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Magritte said 4473 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
Have MacGila, will travel...
Hey thanks...I input the whole thing with my handy dandy Keystation 49e and the memories of every bar/bat mitzvah I ever went to. They could have used a few bagpipes.
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said 4474 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
Hava MacGila
Very fun song. Welcome to MacJams! Thx for sharing your tunes here. I liked that one. Gave me a smile. 4 x 7
said 4474 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
MacGila Gorilla
Nicely done.
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Magritte said 4473 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
MacGila Gorilla
I had not heard of John Zorn before you mentioned him, but a quick Google makes me think I should look into his stuff. Thank you! I do like Hip Hop Hoodios though.
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alanfraser said 4474 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
I'm dyin!
Very funny stuff!!! This CRIES for a video!!!!
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alanfraser said 4474 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
I'm dyin!
P.S. I put a link to this tune on my blog. I think it's hilarious!
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Magritte said 4473 days ago (March 23rd, 2005)
I'm dyin!
Wow...I'm verklempt! ;-) My brain hurts with video images...men in kilts and yarmulkes...the mind boggles.
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_nderscore said 4459 days ago (April 7th, 2005)
I'm dyin!
..the vid absolutely HAS to have mike meyers
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thetiler said 4473 days ago (March 24th, 2005)
fun
That was a fun tune

Thanks for sharing

I felt like getting bent over a bent and kicking my legs up
and doing that russian thang
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snowdragon said 4471 days ago (March 25th, 2005)
Och vey
My mother would've loved this.

Now, how about Motza of Kintyre?
D'ye no ken that, lassie? : )
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Paul_T said 4467 days ago (March 30th, 2005)
Weird. I like it!!
Hello Renee.

(Or is it Rene -- that was one funny conversation on the
Apple board!)

My. isn't this good clean fun! I would have like to have
been to this wedding!

My only comment is the name. I would have called it either
"Hamish Negila" or "Hava Maguire."

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Eccentrikamerika said 4457 days ago (April 9th, 2005)
thank u
i often catch myself with this tune in my head.
thank u for being brazen and wacked enough to
work this out and put it up on macjams.
speaks to me weird little soul
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bennomatic said 4281 days ago (October 2nd, 2005)
It's funny, because it's true!
My wedding was a mixture of traditions, including Jewish and Scottish
traditions. The bagpipers who escorted my wife down the aisle
surprised us during the recessional by bursting into hava nagila. The
only thing is that, unlike the bagpipes in your song, the bagpipes being
played were not chromatic, so could not play all the right notes.

However, the approximation was close enough that in the video, you
can see the groom's (my) side--the Jewish side--pause at the start,
recognize the tune, and bust into laughter. It's pretty great. It went
well with the custom kippahs I had made using the bride's family tartan
material for all the men in the bridal party, including the pipers.

Maybe I'll post a recording gleaned from the video.

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Magritte said 4276 days ago (October 7th, 2005)
It's funny, because it's true!
That is fantastic! I also have some relatives in Scotland, none of whom I've ever met but who apparently got there as refugees from Eastern European who were deceived into believing that when the boat docked in Scotland, they were in America. My grandmother met them but sadly she could never reproduce the "Jewish burr." If I ever meet a dialogue coach I'm going to have to ask to hear that.

(I actually didn't even remember any of this until long after I'd made this piece; it was inspired by a silly conversation on the Apple GarageBand Discussions and made possible when someone involved in the conversation was nice enough to find me a very decent bagpipe soundfont.)

I would DEARLY love to hear this recording, if you ever make it!
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caroline said 4271 days ago (October 12th, 2005)
this is a riot!
thank you so much - i enjoyed this tremendously!! x
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cjhoose said 4204 days ago (December 18th, 2005)
What I want to know is...
where'd you get those pipes? :D *drools* I like the bouncy sound. It's
really funny with that instrument.
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mythago said 4046 days ago (May 25th, 2006)
Hehehe
Loved this - it's so mad & cheeky! How did you come up with such a mix?

Love, Jen
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Magritte said 4045 days ago (May 26th, 2006)
Hehehe
It was the result of a goofy thread in the GarageBand section of Apple's Discussion forums. (A very nice community, but Apple's stringent moderation sent me in search of a place more like this one.) Long story short, I jokingly threatened to write Hava Nagila with bagpipes, and then someone there found me the nice soundfont, so I couldn't resist. If I knew then what I know now about GB and electronic music I would have made a little more out of it, but oh well.

Thanks for this and your other kind comments!
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said 3786 days ago (February 9th, 2007)
This a GREAT
LOOOOLLL!!!!!!!!!!!! THANKYOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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said 3726 days ago (April 10th, 2007)
yes
what can be better than Hava Nagila on bagpipes?
1rwhite1 said 3664 days ago (June 11th, 2007)
Super Mario in a Kilt
Magritte, this is cute. I have to ask: Are you a gamer? Because this music definately resonates the kind of music one would hear in a video game. If you haven't already, then you should check out the video game industry. This kind of music is just screaming Mario and Luigi.
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Heightened said 3550 days ago (October 3rd, 2007)
A little Hava nagila with a little haggis and vodka please
Great work...

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