The Bagpipe Society

The Galician Gaita in Havana (Part II)

… por eso los veis aquí corriendo la “juerga”, bailando rumba criolla al son de la gaita* *gallega... … that's why you see them here running the "party", dancing the Creole rumba to the* *sound of the Galician bagpipes... El Ideal Gallego, Nº 84, 12th October 1929 In the same way that the history of Galicia cannot be understood without its emigration, Galician music cannot be explained without studying the bagpipe wherever the Galician emigration arrived....