Piccola Banda di Cornamuse


The “Piccola Banda di Cornamuse” (“Little Bagpipes’ Band”) was founded in 2012 with the aim of gathering together Italian players of the “musette” bagpipe from central France, as played in the regions of Berry, Bourbonnais, Morvan and Nivernais. These pipes, from the end of the ‘70s to today, have seen a rebirth which has spread throughout Europe, well beyond the confines of their region of origin. In 1989 in Italy there were only three “musette” players, including Gabriele Coltri, one of the founders and director of the Piccola Banda.

We are settling into our new website, including making available articles from our thirty year history. If you spot something inaccurate, garbled or missing, or if you want to volunteer to help us improve our site, please mail info@bagpipesociety.

Website by Joe Wass, managed by Ian Clabburn.

Website content by Andy Letcher.

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