The Story of the Bagpipe
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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English


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  • Music

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SeriesMusic Story Series
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9863352M
ISBN 100722260504
ISBN 109780722260500

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  The Story of the Bagpipe Paperback – Janu by Flood William H. Grattan (W (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 24 5/5(1). The Book of the Bagpipe relates the evolution of the bagpipe from the reeded pipes of ancient civilizations to its present-day position as a Scottish cultural icon, an evocative emblem of Celtic heritage, and a legitimate musical instrument. The Book of the Bagpipe relates the evolution of the bagpipe /5. Approximately half of the book deals with bagpipe history prior to the development of the great highland pipes. If GHP are your interest, then perhaps look elsewhere. The book covers extensive archeological and textual research going back to early pipes in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and elsewhere in Europe/5. Contents. CHAPTER I. ORIGINOFTHEBAGPIPE. VAGE TheBookofGenesis—Nebuchadnezzar'sband—Chaldean sculptures—ThePandeanpipe—Thesimplereed—Originof theflute—Thepipewiththebag—PrimitiveorganatAries Thehydraulusorwaterorgan—Variousnamesforthe bagpipe .

Some Reminiscences and the Bagpipe Chapter I — Introductory THIS little book is the first serious attempt made to put the Story of the Bagpipe upon a proper footing, to trace its origin from ancient history, and to examine the claims of Greek and of Latin to its invention. Bagpipe Reeds: The Full Story, Bruce D. Liberati, Pipe Band Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, Piping Times, vol. 51, no. 5, February , Making Bagpipes, illustrated Walton's Tutor and selection of Irish Aires for the Bagpipes, Orpen-Palmer, no date Angus MacDonald's Collection (two books) - Lismor. Up to the wicket stepped Dr. W.H. Gratton Flood who, in published a totally false "Story of the Bagpipe". It had became necessary to refute Scottish Highland piping culture, in order to give the new, "ancient", Irish "piping" effort an older and greater history. Of Books and Bagpipes by Paige Shelton is the second book in A Scottish Bookshop Mystery series. Delaney Nichols works at The Cracked Spine in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her boss, Edwin MacAlister has sent her on a special errand to Castle Doune to pick up a rare copy of Oor Wullie (an old Scottish comic)/5.

The Story of the Bagpipe (Classic Reprint) [William Henry Grattan Flood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Story of the Bagpipe In the following pages I have endeavoured to tell the story of the bagpipe5/5(1).   The story of the bagpipe. [With illustrations, a bibliography, and a reprint of O'Farrell's Treatise on the Irish bagpipes, published in ]Pages:   The story of the bagpipe Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: A interesting little book full of knowledge and history of the bagpipes. It holds the readers interest with the hint of the scottish humour. Found it very hard to put the book down and was quite upset when I reached the end of the book/5(12).