Pastoral Bagpipes

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The Pastoral Bagpipe Mar 2001 in Chanter 2001 Spring

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Pastoral Pipes in D. Bellows blown. Folded bass drone Pastoral Bagpipes were played all over Britain during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, mostly by the gentry with too much time on their hands, and are the direct ancestor of the Uilleann Pipes. Many surviving instruments exist in museums and private collections but attempts to make working copies have achieved mixed results, owing to the difficulty of setting the reeds correctly.

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