France

Bagpipe Carvings from Northern France Dec 2010 in Chanter 2010 Winter

Like many members of the Bagpipe Society I find myself searching for representations of bagpipers whenever I have visited an old building. This has become a part of our holiday outings wherever we travel and borders on an obsession. Sadly the search is often fruitless or the piper so inaccessible that any chance a photographic record beyond my camera’s capability. This summer was different as the bagpipers were accessible and the camera up to the job.

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The Piper's Memorial Longueval, France Dec 2008 in Chanter 2008 Winter

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All a Mode de France (arr for double chanter) Mar 2007 in Chanter 2007 Spring

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Belo, Sen-Jan s'oproucho Sep 2006 in Chanter 2006 Autumn

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Auvergne 3/8 bourree Jun 2005 in Chanter 2005 Summer

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France: Cabrette by Dominique Paris Dec 1998 in Newsletter 1998 Winter

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What’s in a name Jul 2016 in Chanter 2016 Summer

You may remember in the Winter 2014 Chanter, I reported that there was an online petition to protest about the proposed change of name to the Boha. At the IBO Conference Yan Crozian and Jean Michel Espinasse explained the background to the issue and below is an abbreviation of their talk. — Editor. Occitan The word, boha, is an Occitan word, which comes from the verb “to blow”.

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