Type of funereal music played on bagpipes?
It all depends on the funeral and who you are playing for, normally slow airs would be played.
Personally, I played Amazing Grace at my grandmothers Funeral...
It all depends, if you are playing at a personla funeral, you can choose, otherwise you may be aske to play specific tunes.
Many hymns are suitable for funerals and most slow airs. Highland Cathedral is also a favorite.
Eric Rigler is a very well known piper and typically plays the Uillean and Great Highland Band bagpipes. The Braveheart is most definitely (a majority) of the Great Highland Band bagpipes. The Uillean pipes are much more mellow- they are the type of pipes heard in parts of Lord of the Dance and in the White Stripes rock song "St. Andrew". They are not played upright and it uses bellow straps rather than a blowstick.
Bagpipes are a musical instrument that consist of using enclosed reeds fed from a reservoir of air in a bag. People who play "the pipes" are referred to as "Pipers" or "Bagpipers". Type of bagpipes have been in existence since possibly the days of the Roman Empire, but the icon Scottish Highland bagpipes are a more recent invention, with the earliest evidence of them appearing in 1547.