Links

This page contains links to websites that have a direct or indirect connection to piping, including music resources and dance clubs/associations.

The Bagpipe Society can take no responsibility regarding the sale of instruments etc. Any agreements are entirely the responsibilities of the vendor/purchaser. For any enquiries regarding this page, please contact info@bagpipesociety.org.uk

Videos

The Bagpipe Society’s YouTube Channel

More About Our Favourite Instrument

The Tsabouna/Tulum

Jean Vigouroux – cabrette player and reed maker, Aveyron, France 1964 ( http://www.cabrette.com )

La Cornemuse Llandaise -Boha (France)

Tour d’Europe des Cornemuses en video. A compendium of YouTube clips of pipes and pipers from all round Europe – well worth a look

Thorstens Sackpfeifen-Seiten (Germany)

Universe of Bagpipes (USA)

Swedish Bagpipes (Sweden)

Cornemuses d’Europe et de Mediterranee (France)

Stefans Sackpfeifenclub (Germany)

Galician Bagpipes (Spain)

Musette (France)

Cabrette.com (France)

Associacao Gaita-de-Foles (Portugal)

Bagpipeworld (UK)

Estonian Torupill

Bohaires de Gasconha (France)

The Bagpipe School – care and maintenance of the Great Highland pipe (UK)

The History of Bagpipes in Theater (USA)

Instrument Makers and Suppliers

Non Highland

Julian Goodacre

Jon Swayne: jon”at”jonswayne.com

Julian Goodacre (UK)

Sean Jones (UK)

Kaba Gaida (Bulgaria)

Hubert Kwisthout – Uilleann pipes (UK)

Robert Matta (France)

Richard & Anita Evans (UK)

Bernard Blanc (France)

Hervieux & Glet (Britanny)

Michael Hoffman (Germany)

Cornemuse Jolipipe (Netherlands)

Seivane Gaitas (Spain)Hamish Moore (UK)

La Ponta Greek pipes (Greece)

Musica Inspirata (Italy)

Ian Kinnear Scottish Smallpipes (UK)

Iona Bagpipes (Australia)

Dave Shaw (UK)

Garvie Bagpipes (UK)

Lochalsh Pipes (UK)

John Burke (UK)

Andrus Taul (Estonia)

Redpipes electronic Bagpipes (Germany) [http://www.daveshaw.co.uk]("Dave Shaw”)

Highland Pipe Makers and Suppliers

Stirling Bagpipes (UK)

Stirling Bagpipes

Colin Kyo Bagpipes (USA) R G Hardie & Co (UK) Somers Bagpipes (USA) Duncan Soutar of St Andrews (UK) Quality Bagpipes (UK) Chris McNeilly (UK) Columbia Music International (USA)Inveran (UK)
Kintail (UK)
“Dave Shaw”

Pipe Making Resources

Touchstone Tonewoods (hardwood supplier)

Artists/Duos/Bands

Rémi Decker (Belgium)

Yan Cozian (France)

Andy Letcher (UK)

Benedikt Groh (Germany)

George Stevens (UK)

Paolo Di Nicola (Italy)

Richard York (UK)

Fraser Fifield (UK)

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer (UK)

Lammas (UK)

Metheglin (UK)

Blowzabella (UK)

Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy (Australia)

Ro:Toro (Estonia)

Zephyrus

Associations

Northumbrian Pipers’ Society (UK)

Ipswich Piping Society (UK)

Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society (UK)

The Pipers’ Gathering (USA)

Pipes Drums (Canada)

Other Resources

Book Retailers

Dragonfly Music (UK)

CD Retailers

Verlag der Spielleute (Germany)

Felmay (Italy)

FAMDT (France)

Pipe making

Making a Set of Northumbrian Smallpipes

Touchstone Tonewoods (hardwood supplier)

Music Resources

aepem.com Bibliotheque musicale A huge and historically important online library of collected traditional French dance and song melodies, arranged by region and the collector (eg Achille MILLIEN (1838-1927). All tunes are downloadable as midi or Melody Assistant (.myr) files.

Andrea’s Trad Music & Dance Links List A comprehensive resource well worth exploring!

Rossleigh Music A very good resource for Northumbrian Smallpipe Tunes arranged for 2 or 3 players. Plenty of music to listen to, and buy, plus links to YouTube clips of Northumbrian piping

Archive Recordings (France)

Couleur Chabrette

Auvergne Musique (France)

Breton Music

Free Breton music scores for flute, violin, Scottish bagpipes, bombarde

Breizh Partitions

Musique Traditionnelle

Welsh Tunes

Welsh tunes arranged for Pibcorn by John Tose (part 1)

Welsh tunes arranged for Pibcorn by John Tose (part 2)

abc Music Resources

abc music notation homepage

Folk Tune Finder

The Session

abc music collections by Michel Bellon

JC’s abc Tune Finder

MIDI

Musiques Traditonnelles en Liberté

Centre France – Les Bourdons du sud (France)

Miscellaneous

Medir reed cane

SOAS (UK)

Les Panards Dansants (UK)

Ockbrook – French Dance (UK)

On Bouge (UK)

Musical Traditions (UK)

Musictrad (France)

Mustradem (France)

CMTRA (France)

http://www.thiaulins.com/

[http://www.qualitybagpipes.com/]("Quality Bagpipes”)

Teachers

  • Border pipe tuition, Midlands, UK I am an experienced teacher of the English and Border pipes. Beginner to advanced – all welcome. I also have pipes available for hire, all at reasonable rates. ian”at”zootalors.co.uk Tel 01327 7052658
  • Die Dudelsackschule, Germany Die Dudelsackschule is a piping school in Germany, near Frankfurt and Darmstadt, founded by Benedikt Groh
    http://diedudelsackschule.de
  • English Border Pipe tuition for all levels, Cornwall, UK. Lively, enthusiastic and experienced teacher, covering all aspects of bagpipe technique, from pressure control to complex ornamentation. Styles covered: English, French, Medieval. Suitable for English Border pipes or any similar, half-closed instrument. Reasonable rates. andyletcher”at”mac.com http://www.andyletcher.co.uk/

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