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Bagpipes for the Norwegian Folk Tradition

Part 1: Introduction This is the history of a personal project aimed at the development of a bagpipe to be used to play Norwegian traditional music, and to adapt and develop a repertoire of Norwegian tunes I could play on the pipes. In this article, I will discuss some musical, ideological and technical themes I encountered in this project, and how various aspects of those themes shaped the project. My point of departure was simple: I had heard a variety of bagpipes in many different settings....

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By Kvifte, Tellef Trad Various

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