Double Bagpipes

church carvings of Double Bagpipes Jun 2008 in Chanter 2008 Summer

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Re the Double Bagpipes – a reconstruction Jun 2007 in Chanter 2007 Summer

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Ar Fore Dydd Nadolig (arr for Double Bagpipes) Mar 2007 in Chanter 2007 Spring

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The Double Bagpipes – a reconstruction Mar 2007 in Chanter 2007 Spring

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Half Hannikin for cornish Double Bagpipes Dec 1998 in Newsletter 1998 Winter

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Marwood Double Bagpipes Dec 1998 in Newsletter 1998 Winter

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Double Bagpipes by John Tose. Cornish Double Bagpipes based on 16th century carving in Altarnun Church, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. In British churches there are many depictions of pipers playing bagpipes with two chanters, one for each hand. No instruments survive, but various makers have made working Double Bagpipes, including Julian Goodacre, John Tose and Jim Parr. Each double pipe sounds very different: some use closed fingering and have cylindrically-bored chanters, others open fingering and conical bores.

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