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"Dürer"


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Design based on the famous Dürer engraving.
Chanter in c' with a beating ( single ) reed; it works with recorder fingering in a compass of c'-d". Drones can be tuned c-g or d-a, therefore it is possible to play in two keys - C major and d minor.
This bagpipe sounds not loud and it is easy to blow.
Also available in d ' and g'.



Schäferpfeife / Cornemuse de Berry


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This type of bagpipe can be seen in numerous pictures from the 16th century, particulary in the famous book of Michael Praetorius.
The chanter of this bagpipe has a compass f'-c'', it works with the half-closed french fingering in g and semitones are possible.
With the extra tuning hole in the drone it is possible to play in G major, g minor, a minor. One or two drones in G, g.
Also available in a'.



Gaita gallega


This popular type of bagpipe comes from Galicia in northern Spain.
The chanter of this bagpipe has a compass h'-d''' ( usually it is possible to overblow one or two tones more ), it works with the open fingering in c'' and semitones are possible.
With the extra tuning hole in the drone it is possible to play in C major, c minor, D minor.
One or two drones in C, c.
Also available in d'.



Great Highland Bagpipe


Classical scottish bagpipe.



Just intonation, pitch 440 or 466.
Timbers - pearwood, plumwood, apricotwood, as well grenadilla for GHB and boxwood for gaita.
Rings - artificial ivory, ebonite, artificial or natural horn.
Bags - hide or sheepskin.
Cane chanter reeds. Cane, plastic or bronze drone reeds.
Reeds of spanish and scottish makers are supplied for chanters of gaita and GHB.