Whew! You did your research. The Sting has always been one of my very favourite movies and I'm pretty darned good with faces so I recognized Harold Gould when he turned up as Rhoda's father. He was also in SOAP, if anyone remembers that.
Waiting with baited breath (anyone know the origin of that expression??) for the next question so I can play.
God then made man. The Italians for their beauty. The French for their cuisine. The Welsh for their voices. The Germans for their cars. And on and on until He looked at what He had created and said, "This is all very well, but no-one is having fun. I'll have to make an Irishman."
What kind of specialized Celtic song-form was urine used in? EEwwww!
The Scots of course insist that the pipes produce music. But the point is after all not too important. For those who love them, the pipes can evoke more vividly than any other instrument, high emotion, they can inspire valor, and tell of tragic tales of battles long ago. They can call forth merriment or sentiment. It does not matter what the sound is called, those who are deaf to its merits would not understand anyway.