The Edinburgh Tattoo 2009 DVD features highlights from this year’s popular 60th Castle Esplanade spectacular.
Includes previously unseen footage of performers as distinctive and diverse as the She Huo cultural troupe from Edinburgh’s twin city of Xi’an in China, the South Sea Island magic of Tonga’s Royal Corps of Musicians, the Swiss Army’s elite military orchestra – the Central Band, and one of the world’s most sensational percussion groups, the Top Secret Drum Corps from Basel.
It also features the world-famous Massed Pipes & Drums, a multi-national Massed Highland Dance troupe, and the stirring music of the Massed Military Bands, Also lso included is footage of a special Burns 250th anniversary tribute presented by vocalists from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and Canada’s Calgary Burns Singers, which helped celebrate Scotland’s first ever year of Homecoming.
The programme comes complete with musical favourites such as Scotland the Brave, The Black Bear and the powerful spiritual Amazing Grace, together with a specially commissioned composition entitled Tour of Duty by Runrig founder member and Scottish Traditional Composer of 2008, Blair Douglas.
Behind-the-scenes featurette focusing on activities beyond the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle
A video news release, which provides a flavour of the rich variety on show at this Military showpiece event.
Region Code: Region 0 PAL Release Date :