Montgomery Scott playing bagpipes

Scotty playing bagpipes

Bagpipes were a form of Earth musical instrument, native to Scotland. They were used to play traditional military and religious music in recent centuries.

Montgomery Scott, a native of Scotland, was proficient in playing the Great Highland Bagpipes, having a set in his quarters during 2268. (TOS: "By Any Other Name") He played Amazing Grace in honor of his friend and commanding officer, Captain Spock, at his memorial service in 2285 aboard the USS Enterprise. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)

The real life piper, who played the version of Amazing Grace which used during the funeral scene used in the film, was Kathleen Nicholson Graham.

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