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Medieval bagpipe mittelalter??

Post  rubenjcouto on Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:19 am

Greetings!

I'am interested to get plans to build a mittelalter, just like the band "In Extremo" use.
Glad for any answer.

Thank you so much to all comunity

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Post  Yuri on Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:03 pm

I've never seen plans for these kind on the Internet. In fact, I'm not sure if they exist anywhere outside Germany and German-influenced musical areas.
What I do know is that the whole approach has been based on Scottish pipes, with altered fingering. (For the power, in case it's not very obvious.) So, if you cannot find anything, the Highland pipes are a starting point. The look is, of course, a matter of only appearances, it's what is inside that counts.
Good luck.
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Post  rubenjcouto on Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:19 am

Hi there,

I saw some plans of schaper pfeiff, it's mittelalter based on the same?
I also have plans of Albrecht Durer bagpipe, with two drones.

Thanks to the community Smile


Yuri wrote:I've never seen plans for these kind on the Internet. In fact, I'm not sure if they exist anywhere outside Germany and German-influenced musical areas.
What I do know is that the whole approach has been based on Scottish pipes, with altered fingering. (For the power, in case it's not very obvious.) So, if you cannot find anything, the Highland pipes are a starting point. The look is, of course, a matter of only appearances, it's what is inside that counts.
Good luck.

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Post  Yuri on Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:21 pm

No, these are based (probably loosely) on something like the Scottish smallpipes. The difference is, the Highland pipes and derivatives have a very pronounced taper (outwards, that is, trumpet-like), and corresponding reeds. This makes them immensely powerful The smallpipes have straight bores, narrow ones at that (you are talking some 4-6 mm bores), and the corresponding reeds. The two cannot be mixed-and-matched, by the way. I mean, the reeds will not work in the other kind. Smallpipes have a MUCH softer sound.
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Post  rubenjcouto on Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:29 am

Understood. It's logical Smile I think this hunt became an obsession Razz Thank you for the answers. I will keep tracing it Smile

Yuri wrote:No, these are based (probably loosely) on something like the Scottish smallpipes. The difference is, the Highland pipes and derivatives have a very pronounced taper (outwards, that is, trumpet-like), and corresponding reeds. This makes them immensely powerful The smallpipes have straight bores, narrow ones at that (you are talking some 4-6 mm bores), and the corresponding reeds. The two cannot be mixed-and-matched, by the way. I mean, the reeds will not work in the other kind. Smallpipes have a MUCH softer sound.

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