Lowland Bagpipes

Bellows-blown Lowland Pipes in A. Played in the North of England and the Lowlands of Scotland from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, Border Pipes are currently undergoing a renaissance. Quiet enough to play alongside other acoustic instruments but maintaining the characteristic skirl of the Great Highland Bagpipe (GHB), Border pipes are typically in A, are bellows-blown, have three drones set in a common stock which lie across the chest, have a nine note scale, and usually employ GHB fingering.

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Drone China? Possible 18th century lowland piper Jun 2004 in Chanter 2004 Summer

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