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Review: CONTRAS, Cornemuse Landaise

CONTRAS, Cornemuse Landaise - Martin Lassouque If you already like the sweet, rippling sound of the boha, you will probably find this album very interesting. If it’s new to you, this could be an excellent introduction. For those who are unfamiliar with it, the boha is a relatively simple bagpipe from South west France. It has a single reed chanter, or pihet, played with closed fingering, but with a drone (now often known as the contra) that is integral to the chanter....

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