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MY INSTRUMENTS

This is a partial list of the instruments I own and play during public performances:

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Bagpipe Set Number One

Peter Henderson and Sons, Ltd.

Galsgow, Scotland

United Kingdom

 

One of the Best Bagpipes

In the World!

 

Scottish Great Highland Bagpipes

Made by Peter Henderson Bagpipes Serial #2

(only 25 were made)

Crafted in African Blackwood,

Mastodon Ivory,

Zoo-Morphic

Engraved Silver Design

Hallmarked in

Scotland, United Kingdom.

Banatyne Inner Bag

Royal Blue Velvet Bag

with Gold Fringes.

Hand crafted all-cane reeds.

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Bagpipe set Number Two

Peter Henderson and Sons, Ltd.

Galsgow, Scotland

United Kingdom

 

World War II Historic Bagpies

 

Scottish Great Highland Bagpipes

Made by Peter Henderson

Crafted in African Blackwood,

Indian Elephant Ivory,

and no metal parts. 

 

Scotland, United Kingdom.

Inner bag is made of horse hide, that requires no seasoning. BlackVelvet Bag

with Black Fringes.

These pipes are in like-new, immaculate condition.

Hand crafted all-cane reeds.

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Bagpipe set Number Three

Ian Murray

Forfar, Angus, Scotland

United Kingdom

 

 

Scottish Great Highland Bagpipes

Made by Ian Murray

Crafted in African Blackwood,

Ivory,

Celtic Knot

Engraved Silver Design

Hallmarked in

Scotland, United Kingdom.

Banatyne Inner Bag with

BlackVelvet Bag

with Black Fringes Bag Cover,

and Royal Red Stweart Tartan

Drone Ribbons.

Excellent tone and sound!

Hand crafted all-cane reeds.

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Bagpipe Set Number Four

David Naill and Company

Minehead, Somerset,

United Kingdom

 

 

 

David Naill Small

Scottish Bagpipes

Made in Minehead, Somerset, U.K.

Tuned in the Key of D

Set with a

Three-Drone Arrangement:

Bass, Baritone and Tenor

Crafted in

African Blackwood,

Ivory, and Leather Belows.

Intricate Deep, Engraved Silver

Halmarked in the

Uited Kingdom.

Custom Hand-Made

Royal Blue Velvet Bag

with Silver FringresTrim.

A superb instrument with a rich, yet softer, melow sound.  Suitable to play with a lute, guitar, Irish tin Whistles, Bodhran of any other musical instrument.  The can also served to accompany a Celtic Folk Singer.

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Bagpipe set Number Five

David Walsh Bapipes Ltd.

Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Canada

 

John Walsh Ltd.

Shuttle Bagpipes

Made in Antigonish,

Nova Scotia, Canada.

Tunned in the

Key of Concert A 

Set with a

Three-Drone Arrangement:

Bass, Baritone and Tenor

Crafted on Solid Canadian Maple, Brass and a

Polypenco Chanter.

Custom Hand-Made Royal Blue Velvet Bag

with Gold FringresTrim.

A remarkable instrument with a rich sound and an a rich organ-like sound, sitable for playig indoors with a Harp, Lute, Guitar, Bhodran, Irish Tin Whistles and many other musical instruments of a Celtic Folk Singer.

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Bagpipe Set Number Six

Dumbar Kitchen Pipes

Also known as "Parlour Pipes"

St, Catharines, Ontario, Canada

 

A simple, yet fun instrument,

made in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, they are crafted of Polypenco with a

Two-Drone arrangement:

Bass and Tenor

Blue Velvet Bag without Fringes,  These Bagpipes  are a fun instrument to play, tunned to the

key  of B-flat.

A remarkable instrument with a rich sound and an a softer sound,  they are suitable for playig indoors with a Harp, Lute, Guitar, Bhodran, Irish Tin Whistles and many other musical instruments or a

Celtic Folk Singer.

 

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Bagpipe Set Number Seven

Degger Electronic Bagpipe Chanter

The Most Versatil Electronic Bagpipes

Karlsruhe, Germany

 

A very versatile fully-featured Musical Instrument. Here are some ot tis features:

Can Be Played in Privacy by Using Headphones, Can be connected to an amplifer to play with a modern band; produces both the sound of the Great Highland Scottish Bagpipes or Small Bagpipes, can be connected to a MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) for recording in MIDI format; it has its own built-in Internal Metronome; it has independent Drone and Chanter Volume Control; the pitch can be adjusted to any key for a range of over three octaves, using either the Great Highland Bagpipes or Small pipes; can be configured to play fullu chromatic Scales, alowing to produce sound that any piper can only dream off; the MIDI port and the Headphones can be used simultaneously; it it made in exactly  the size of a prative chanter of the  Great Highland Bagpipes; long battery life (up to a 100 hours on a without having to change your battery) ;standard nine-volt battery; and many other features. Now you can practice in place with privacy, or connect to MIDI or an amplifier for and experience that only a few pipers have dreamed of.  These are the most versatile electonics bapipes, bar none, employing German Engineering

and actual experience from

experienced musicians

in the design of this

Extraordinary Musical Instrument

 

Degger Pipes - The Best Electronic Bagpipes in the World

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Peter Henderson

Bagpipe Set Number One

Luxury Great Highland Scotitish Bagpipes

Glasgow, Scoltand

United Kingdom

 

Henderson Highland Scottish Bagpipes
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one of the best around the world

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Blackwood, Silver and Ivory Chanter Sole Detail

Peter Henderson

Bagpipe Set Number Two

 Great Highland Scotitish Bagpipes

Historic World War II Bagpipes

 

Peter Henderson
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1942 Historical World War II Bagpipes

Ian Murrau Bagpipes

Bagpipe Set Number Three

Great Highland Scotitish Bagpipes

 

Ian Murray Bagpipes - Celtic Knot Design
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African Blackwood, Silver and Ivory Bagpipes

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David Naill and Sons

Small Scottish Bagpipes

Bagpipe Set Number Four

 

David Naill and Sons Small Scottish Bagpipes
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One of the Finests Sets of Bellow-Blown Bagpipes

David Naill and Sons - Samll Scotish Bagpipes
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Silver Halmarkerd in the United Kingdom

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John Walsh Bagpipes, Ltd.

Shuttle Pipers

Bagpie Set Number Five

 

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For more information about the History of Shuttle Bagpipes, click here:

 

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DumbarKitchen Pipes

Also Known as "Parlour Pipes"

Bapipes Set Number Six

Bagpipe Set Number Four

Dumbar Kitchen "Parlour" Bagpes.
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Simple, Yet Fun to Play Using a Myxolidian Scale.

Degger Pipes

Bagpipe Set Number Seven

The Best Electronic Bagpipes in the World

Karlsrube

Germany

Deggers Electronic Bagpipes: Made in Germany.
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German Engineering created the Best Electronic Bagpipes in the World! Shown with Headphones.

Other Instruments I Play

 

A Catherine Favre Viola and a
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Agapito Figueroa Violin

Cuatro Puertorriqueño
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A ten-sting instrument employed in Folkloric Music from Puerto Rico

Hawaiian Concert Size Ukelele
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This ukelele is both acoustic and electronic. A great and fun aunthetic Hawaiian Instrument!

Honner Harmonicas
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Big River Harp and Professional Chromaic Harmonicas.

Big River Harp Honner Harmonica
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One of the most commons haronicas during the days of the

Shofarim, Made in Jerusalem of ram's horns.
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These ancient trumpets brought down the Walls of Jericho

Australian Aborigine Didgeridoo
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Played by using circular breathing, and producing a deep, drone-like sound and gutural sounds.

My Favourite Clarinet
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I play Classical and Klezmer Music

OTHER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS:

Scottish Bass Drum
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The Center of the Traditional Scotish Pipe Band

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Engraved Serial # 002

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U.K. Silver Hallmark

MacCallum
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African Blackwood chanter with silver and ivory sole

Peter Henderson
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1942 Historial World War II Bagpipes

Ian Murray Set of Bapipes with Celtic Knot Design
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Afican Blackwood, Ivory and Silver with Celtic Knot Design & Red Royal Stewart Tartan Drone Ribbons

David Naill and Sons Small Scottish Bagpipes
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Detailed Engraved Silver Drone Stock with a Three-Drone Configuration

David Naill and Sons Small Scotish Bagpipes
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Pwerful Leather Bellows

David Naill and Sons - Small Scottish Bagpipes
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A Fine Set of Small Scottish Bagpies

John Walsh Shuttle Pipes
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Three Internal Drones on a Solid Canadian Maple Stock.

Dumbar Kitchen or "Parlour Pipes" in B-Flat
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Producing a softer and more delicate sound suitable for indoors use

Degger Electronic Bagpipes Control Panel.
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Allows you to set the internal metronome, change pictch within a 3 octave range, change sounds, etc.

Alberdi Spanish Classical Guitar
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Made in Valencia Spain

Alberdi Spanish Classical Guitar
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Inside Label Detail

American Folk Mandolin
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Made in Nashville, Tenessee

Honner Harmonica
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Fullu Chromatic; Made in Germany

U.S. Army Calvary Silver Bugle. Circa 1831.
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Made famous in instrument of war, used for "charges", "retreat", "revellie", "taps" and many others.

Fully Chromatic Ocarina
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Hand Made of Clay.

Austalian Aborigine Designs
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on Didgeridoo

Detailed view of Clarinet.
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Excellent for Classical and Klezmer Music.

Irish Bodhran: The King of Irish Percussion Music
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Made in Dublin, Ireland

Ludwig Baritone Drum
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Mid Rage between Tenor and Bass Drums

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Zoomorphic deep engraved design

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Solid Silver Blowpipe

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Mastodont Ivory, African Blackwood and Solid Silver Blowpipe

Peter Henderson
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1942 Historical WWII Bagpipes

Ian Murray Bagpipes - Celtic Know Design
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African Blackwood, Silver and Ivory Bagpipes

David Naill and Sons - Small Scotish Bagpipes
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Another view of Full Set of Bagpipes

John Walsh Shuttle Pipes
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Crafted in Solid Canadian Maple, Brass and Polypenco Chanter

John Wash - Shuttle Pipes
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A great Set of Bagpipes witha Bautiful and Unique Sound for playing with other instruments

Dumbar Kitchen or "Parlour Pipes"
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Tuned to the Key of B-Flat. Extremely Versatile to Play with Other Musicians & Celtic Folk Singers.

Dumbar Kitchen "Parlor Bagpipes
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Two-Drone Configuration in the Key of B-Flat (Si Bemol)

Dumbar Kitchen or "Parlor Pipes" -The Indoor Pipes
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Configured with Two Drones: Bass and Tenor. Suitable for Playing with Other Instruments or a Singer

A Collection of Different Practice Chantes
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Made by Gainger Campbell, Ltd.; David Naill, MacCallum and others.

Fernadez Esteves Spanish Classical Guitar
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Made in Valencia, Spain

Fernandez steves Spanish Classical Guitar
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Inside Label Detail; in-laid marketry wood pattern.

Traditional Italian Renassaince Mandolin
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Misikalia Box Bowl Back Mandolin

Medieval "Flauti Dolci" or Recorders
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Tenor, Alto, Soprano and Sopranino

Quena - pronounced Keenah ( in Quechua "Qina")
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Traditional Andean Flute in the key of G - Hand made in the Andean Highlands

Irish Tin Whitles Set. These are the Real Thing.
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In the Keys of B-Flat, C, D, and F. Greats for Jigs, reels, hornpipes and Irish Airs.

Premier Scottish Snare Drum
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Doubled Headed Snare Drum

Please visit this page often to see some of the finest musical intruments.  More will be added as more digital photographies are configured for this website.

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