uilleann bagpipes

The blog of an uilleann pipemaker.

Archive for the month “December, 2012”

Christmas Greetings

I thought I would treat myself to a new concert pitch chanter, but it turned out a little shorter than usual. It has found a place on the Christmas tree. Have a Happy Christmas.

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Advent

I had the opportunity to play this ancient tune or hymn yesterday in a church service. I read somewhere that it was written in Latin in the 12th century and the music added a century later, but further reading suggests it to be 15th century. It sounds nice on the pipes, no drones but with regs. The video below contains no bagpipes.

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