Articles by: York, Michael

Pipe & Drum by Paul Dunmall & Mark Sanders Dec 2012 in Chanter 2012 Winter

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The tulum of North East Anatolia is a drone-less, double-chanter bagpipe, equipped with single reeds. The identical chanters are of reed cane each with 5 finger holes. They lie parallel in a wooden yoke (usually of boxwood) terminating in a straight sided rectangular “bell”. Each pair of holes is covered by a single finger, allowing both chanters to be played in unison, or, by cov- ering just one of the pair, a double stopping ef-

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