Dickson, Joshua: The Highland Bagpipe (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754666691

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Subtitle: Music, History, Tradition Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction, Joshua Dickson; Urlar: Problems of notating pibroch: a study of 'Maol Donn', Peter Cooke. Dithis: Materiality and the Highland Pipe: The Iain Call chanter: material evidence for intonation and pitch in Gaelic Scotland, 1650–1800, Barnaby Brown; Wood, horn and bone: a survey of immigrant bagpipes and regional pipe-making in Nova Scotia, 1820–1920, Barry W. Shears; The making of bagpipe reeds and practice chanters in South Uist, J. Decker Forrest. Siubhal: Historical Studies: Traditional origins of the piping dynasties, Hugh Cheape; One piper or two: Neil MacLean of the 84th Highlanders, Keith Sanger; Simon Fraser reconsidered, Bridget Mackenzie. Taorludh: Revivalism and Transformation: Taking stock: Lowland and Border piping in a Highland world, Iain MacInnes; 'Tullochgorm' transformed: a case study in revivalism and the Highland pipe, Joshua Dickson; Return of the drone: a 'folk' thing?, Mike Paterson. Crùnnludh: Canonical Studies: The Campbell Canntaireachd manuscript: the case for a lost volume, Roderick D. Cannon; The concept of mode in Scottish bagpipe music, Simon McKerrell. Urlar: Rhythm in pibroch: a return to 'Maol Donn', Robinson McClellan; Bibliography; Index.