In the 1930s, a young girl was working as a servant for a farmer in East Frisia. She had to sleep in straw. The local children gave her the nickname of "A. Ruusmusik. (See also under Track 5: Deenstenleed). "Ruus" means: intoxication, noise, trouble or quarrel, "rusen" also "to be in heat". Herbert Bartmann has ben active in the music scene, playing several instruments, since the 1970s. As early as 1982 he won a singing completion in Low German organized by NDR. This was followed in 1983, as a member of the band Laway, by the Deutsche Schallplattenkritik Prize for the best debut album. In 1985 he successfully completed a course at the College of Piping in Glasgow. Under his training, the Scandinavian Seaways Pipe Band of Hamburg becam the first German band to take part in the World Pipeband Championship in Scotland. For the last 20 years, he has been giving concerts as a member of "Duo Contrario" (bagpipes and church organ) in and ouside of Germany. In the 1990s he played bagpipes as a guest soloist with the Hamburger Klassikphillharmonie. In 2009, he was the guest soloist on tin-whistle with the Deutsche Radio Phillharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern for a performance of the "Lord of the Rings" Symphony in Abu Dhabi City (UAE). As musician, composer and arranger, he was part of thee CD-project "Seasons" (with Davy Spillane of "Moving Hearts", Sean Keane of "The Chieftains" and Dan McCafferty of "Nazareth"). He is also to be heard as a studio musician on a large number recordings of well-known Rock and Pop artists. On stage, he has played music for several theatre productions in northern Germany. 2007 saw him return to his East Frisian roots with his solo CD of Low German songs, "Temmi".