Tsabouna

Bagpipe Gallery Jan 0001

Estonian Torupill played by Sandra Sillamaa Matt Seattle, playing the border pipes Gaita, Valencia, Spain zampogna, Italy zampogna Marco Cignitti Cabrette players - Auvergne, France Yan Cozian et Martin Lassouque Lefteris Grigoriou Denise Quail “I was playing at the RSPCA Pirate Day in Derby! Blimey, did those poor dogs howl!” G pipes by Dominic Allan Julian Goodacre Julian Goodacre displays some of his pipes. Pitt museum Oxford Dominic Allan Dominic Allan demonstrates a set of his border pipes.

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In the Bag - Yannis Pantazis Dec 2015 in Chanter 2015 Winter

Yannis Pantazis lives on the island of Santorini where he founded a Greek bagpipe workshop and exhibition at La Ponta. As well as making tsabouna, he plays and teaches the instrument and has given workshops, lectures and concerts in many countries such as Italy, Norway, Estonia, France, Great Britain, USA. Alongside the bagpipes, Yannis plays saxophone, blues harp and flutes. He was influenced at very young age by the music of his region (Grevena, Greece) and was brought up in in a musical environment as his father was a percussionist.

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The Argean Tsambouna Dec 2013 in Chanter 2013 Winter

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The Tsambouna – first find your goat Dec 2013 in Chanter 2013 Winter

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Tsabouna – transcription of a Sikinos syrtaki Mar 2006 in Chanter 2006 Spring

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A Serendipitous Stay Mar 2016 in Chanter 2016 Spring

Attentive readers will remember that, three years ago, my wife and I went on holiday to Crete, and there, by a stroke of luck, were able to track down the elusive askomandoura: the Cretan tsabouna. This autumn, rain-sodden and worn down by the relentlessly dull summer, we returned. Crete is a wonderful holiday destination. Arid and mountainous, it has fine weather, even in October. The food is glorious. It’s exotic enough to seem ‘other’ but still European enough for you to feel like you’re on vacation.

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