The Bagpipe Society

The Muzelsak - Muchosá Part 1

Ever since the revival of folk music started in Belgium, around 1965, and an "own" bagpipe emerged alongside the rommel-pots, hurdy gurdies and Lichtervelde accordions, we are troubled with the identity of the instrument. Still, our bagpipers are teased with lame jokes about wearing a kilt and whether or not to have underwear. And even, when players are approached by people showing genuine interest, the reference to the Celtic tradition still prevails and the conversation is introduced by their experiences of Scotland or Ireland....