Articles by: Armstrong, Elizabeth

Calls and Responses Nov 2016 in Chanter 2016 Winter

Call Looking at medieval images I’ve seen both bellows (being used to start a fire) and bagpipes, but no examples of the bellows being attached to the bagpipes. Please can someone tell the earliest known evidence of the use of bellows to power the bagpipes? Elizabeth Armstrong Call What happens in very shallow tapering cones, where the taper is measurable but almost imperceptible? Does any amount of conicality, no matter how small, flip the one into the other?

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