Wales

Bagpipe iconography from North West Wales Dec 2012 in Chanter 2012 Winter

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The St Ffagans Pibgyrn Dec 2012 in Chanter 2012 Winter

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Starting Drone Dec 2011 in Chanter 2011 Winter

Having been praised at the AGM for keeping the costs of producing Chanter down, including saving money on postage by keeping it within the 100g limit for a standard 2nd class letter - I’ve kind of blown it with this issue, having found myself with rather more contributions than I’m used to! So please enjoy this bumper sized edition, and keep those contributions coming in… At the moment I’m looking forward to the Christmas period, for a bit of Morris dancing and of course it is our season for going around with the Mari Lwyd.

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Italian pipers in Wales Sep 2010 in Chanter 2010 Autumn

Two references to Italian bagpipers have been sent to me by Tony Laverick of The Lowland and Border Pipes’ Society. They are from Journal of a Country Curate. (Selections from the diary of Francis Kilvert 1870-1879) Published by The Folio Society 1977. Kilvert was the curate at Clyro in Radnorshire; a small village not far from Kinnersley, where Pat & I are getting married in June. Itinerant Italian Zampogna players were a common sight in the UK in the 19th century.

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my Welsh bagpipes revisited Mar 2009 in Chanter 2009 Spring

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A “New “ Welsh Bagpipe Mar 2008 in Chanter 2008 Spring

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Welsh references – historic Sep 2005 in Chanter 2005 Autumn

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Gwyl Bibau Pencader Welsh bagpipe festival Dec 2001 in Chanter 2001 Winter

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Welcome back to Wales Sep 2000 in Chanter 2000 Autumn

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Welsh Bagpipes Nov 1987 in Newsletter 1987 November

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Welsh bagpipes 3 A Reconstruction Mar 1987 in Chanter 1987 Spring

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Bagpipes in Austria - A Story of Diversity Jul 2016 in Chanter 2016 Summer

Austria is known throughout the world mostly for the music of Wolfgang A. Mozart, “Silent Night” and “The Sound of Music” (although I have to reveal at this point that hardly anyone has seen the film here). Little is it known to most bagpipers in the world that Austria, too, has had and continues to have a story of piping, and an interesting one at that. The Austria the world knows today is actually a quite young country and consists of only a small part of what was once the Habsburg Empire (which throughout history was commonly labelled as “Austria”) and thus part of the greater Holy Roman Empire.

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